It’s not that I hate coming home, it’s that I hate what I come home to. My job has me engulfed in high levels of noise and chaos from the moment I step out of my car. I spend my day talking to hundreds of people, some of whom push my patience past boiling point.Continue reading “Bubbling”
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When you look at my forehead, do you see it? My bright glow in the dark tattoo that screams my biggest weakness. Come closer, I dare you, it’s even in braille for those who need tactile confirmation. I am a gaping wound craving attention and when I receive it, I either drink it up likeContinue reading “Vulnerability”
By now dear readers, you are well aware of my connection with lyrics and the poetry of music. My mind searches for words, and phrases that bind me to songs on intellectual, as well as emotional plains. Lyrical language draws me into dances with myriad musical genres. In fact, there are specific songs that areContinue reading “Supertramp Sundays”
In 1986, Janet Jackson blasted the radio waves with her anthem “Control.” After being molded by her mother, and doing everything her father asked of her, Ms. Jackson declared herself an independent woman and in CONTROL of her own life. “…I’m in control, never gonna stopControl, to get what I wantControl, I like to haveContinue reading “Control”
Last night, while chatting with a single, childless friend, I mentioned that it happens to be March Break for my children, and I. His curiosity led to me sharing what we’ll be doing this week; more like what *I’ll* be doing this week to keep the peace, and keep everyone entertained. After listening to theContinue reading “What Break?”
It’s the month of March. I guess I should lower my expectations about ever being able to get through the days without something dragging me down…Day after calendar day something thrusts my memory into a brick wall of pain. The days that don’t carry boulder-sized burdens never remain empty. They, like dustbins fill up quicklyContinue reading “March Madness”
That was a Wrong Transfer of Power!
The other day a student who is normally fairly respectful decided to test the waters, and allow the undertow to drag him into extreme rudeness. It turns out that he had recently lost a power dynamic with his friends, and clearly needed to feel on top of the world at someone else’s expense. In thisContinue reading “That was a Wrong Transfer of Power!”
The Sky Remained Blue
The sky remained blue even after you made your decision The sky remained blue even after a hurricane of tears had fallen The sky remained blue when every good-bye was said The sky remained blue when the world stood still The sky remained blue The sky remained blue The sky remained blue when there wasContinue reading “The Sky Remained Blue”
Misogynistic Double Standards to the EXTREME!
Take a look at the image below: What’s your first thought when you see this post? Be honest. I’m sure many people have a lot to say about it, so open up the conversation, and start talking! When my MALE social media friend posted this, it came with a tag line that included the wordsContinue reading “Misogynistic Double Standards to the EXTREME!”
Feeling Like a Failure for Being Sick
My youngest daughter was only a few months old when I ended up with a separated shoulder. Holy tomatoes, the pain was almost worse than delivering her; in fact, it probably was worse because it rendered me practically unable to function. If it wasn’t the pain that stopped me in my tracks, it was theContinue reading “Feeling Like a Failure for Being Sick”