I’ve wanted to write on this topic for several weeks now, but I couldn’t bring myself to put pen to paper. My heart has been heavy and I have been fearful that I am so close to the topic that the trajectory and intent of my words might be misinterpreted by many.Now that I have…Continue reading Obligatory Change-Lead by Example
I applaud those whom over the last couple of years have courageously come forward to expose the heinous and despicable sexual abuse of their victimizers. Though, I am aware that not only women have been harassed and degraded by those in power, I will speak to women, first, because I am one, and second, because…Continue reading #Metoo, Now What
Enter the pumpkin-flavored everything, the hot apple cider and fuzzy sweaters. I’m unsure if it’s the sight of jack-o-lanterns and scarecrows posted up in quaint suburban neighborhoods as I make my way around the city or the sound of crisp leaves crushing under my feet as I walk across sidewalks. It may quite possibly be…Continue reading Fall is Finally Here
I remember those commercials like they appeared just yesterday. The little puke green and pale yellow bus would motor up to the little blond-haired boy’s front door and a ginormous goose…duck…well, some creature of the Aves species would come bouncing down the sidewalk brandishing a plastic bus-shaped carton. The boy’s face lit up like twelve…Continue reading Where it All Began
Bitch, Please! bitch noun 1. a female dog 2. a female of canines generally. Slang a malicious, unpleasant, selfish person, especially a woman. a lewd woman. Disparaging and Offensive any woman. Slang a person who is submissive or subservient to someone, usually in a humiliating way The above are ways in which Webster defines the word, “bitch”; none of which are pleasant. So, I pose the following questions to you. How do you feel about being called a bitch? Do you call others bitches? Do you…Continue reading Bitch, Please!
I sat pensively on the edge of the seat of the oversized chair in my living room, awaiting what was sure to be a sad series of events. Surviving R. Kelly was about to air on the Lifetime Network. Though, I’d lived through all the scandal from the Aliyah marriage to the infamous sex tape,…Continue reading I Don’t See Nothin’ Wrong