I'm writing this because a family friend just pissed me off on Facebook, and rather than commenting directly (which always feels like hitting myself in the forehead with a hammer), I'm just going to let it out here and hope that it reaches someone else who needs to hear it today. First, her Facebook post … Continue reading America’s Birthday
Home from the obligatory cookout. I actually hate cookouts, but one of our former youth Dance Ministers just graduated college, and we had to lift up the brother. I had a good time, but it's good to be back home. I would like to remember those men (and women) who gave their lives in service … Continue reading Happy (?) Memorial Day
The day that 45 got elected, my heart dropped into my stomach like a stone, because I knew that the Black community was about to get zapped back to the 1960's, when leaders like Dr. King rallied us together as a people to change how the nation saw us. I knew that we were going … Continue reading MLK Day 2019
I was at the Post Office when I heard that Serena Williams lost her match. It took a couple more hours for me to catch up to all the kerfuffle involved with the match. Now that I'm caught up (thank you social media and ESPN On Demand!), all that I can say is, "Aww, … Continue reading Aww, Serena!
I love Kamala Harris. I'm glad that I get to know more about her than the hundreds of emails that pop up in my feed every day. Thanks to these ridiculous confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, I got to see what kind of Senator--and what kind of woman--Kamala Harris is. I'm sure that Kavanaugh thought … Continue reading Golden Moment.