“What is Juneteenth? June 10th? Am I saying it right? Is it a made up word?,” My mom and I … More
Category: School/Growing Up
That Time I Tried to Cuss
“I don’t give a damn shit!” I blurted out. I had done it! I finally said a curse word…out loud! I know, I know. I wasn’t pairing the words up correctly, but oh this felt good!
Back after Break
I can’t believe how ready I was to return to school. To be back from break. This year has been different. I’m not as stressed as I would normally be.
Divorce is NOT an Option
It was April 1992 when my parents finalized their divorce. I didn’t know what the word meant, but I didn’t like the sound of it. I knew that nothing good came from it.
A Divine Perspective 15: Looking Back
I recently saw a picture of myself that opened the flood gates of those once upon a time memories. Thankfully at the time I saw this picture, I had someone there with me that I could express all of those feelings and emotions on to.
Friday means Movie Night
Friday Nights, oh how things have changed!
The Meme Below Part II: Where I Stand
This kneeling is in protest and in prayer for OUR country to be better. No matter your political or religious beliefs, wrong is wrong. If you choose to remain Ignorant, I can only call you what you are.
The Meme Below Part I: The Backstory
Though many were friendly and open-minded with me while at work, Facebook Statuses reveal hidden thoughts, conversations, and viewpoints. The whispers spoken when I wasn’t around. The home discussions of how you truly feel regarding information from the news. The meme below showed those inner thoughts.
My eyes widened as he began to use his right pointer finger to dig in his left nostril for potential treasure. Big eyed, I frowned, shook my head, and silently cried out “No”!!!!
I Miss the 90’s & A Different World
I Miss the 90s is a new series that I am starting to talk about what I miss from growing up in the 1990s. Do you miss A Different World?
They got the newest iPhone, but they smellin all wrong. Got them Beats and they bringin the heat. DE-O-DE-RANT needed here please!
Valentine’s Week Series Day 2: What Boyfriend? Part II
Everything was going well, until that day at the playground where a good thing was bound to end.
Valentine’s Week Series Day 1: What Boyfriend? Part I
At a young age my mother told me I wasn’t allowed to have a boyfriend, but I had my own plans around this and of course I was smarter than her right?
A Type of Different Part 3: “my name”
In elementary, I decided at school that I would go by the name my family calls me…Becky. This was the … More
A Type of Different: Pt.2 “black bitch”
Catching the bus to and from school, was still new to me. I can’t remember if the movie Forrest Gump had come out yet, but walking on the bus, I would always have the “You can’t sit here…this seat is taken” experience. Where no one wants to make eye contact for fear you would try to sit next to them.