Leaving Calaveras is never easy for me, but as I drove away that night, with the hills in my rearview and the moon guiding me with her light, I couldn’t help but beam with tremendous gratitude, both for my connection to such a beautiful place, and to the people who enrich that beauty with a combination of valuable skills and intuitive humanity. Continue reading A Part Remains in Calaveras
This morning as I walked to work, minding my own business, listening to a podcast, I saw a black man approaching … Continue reading My hair is not your politics, it’s how it grows out of my head.
When I moved from California to Texas at age four, I was reading full books and writing at a 1st– … Continue reading Young, Gifted, and Black? Prepare to Fight for Your Education
Today is international women’s day, and next Monday is The Bachelor finale. The juxtaposition of the two events on my social … Continue reading How is The Bachelor OK?
If the year 2016 taught me anything, it is that our time has come. No amount of online petitions or Facebook posts will stand in for the work that needs to be done by all of us, everywhere. Right now we are in a fight for the heart of this country, and in 2017, I choose to believe that there are more of us on the side of peace and love than on the side of fear and hate. Continue reading Quit Fretting and Take Over
Election 2016 has come and gone, and the Democrats were handed their most resounding defeat in almost a decade. There … Continue reading Democrats can’t just “Go High,” they have to Go Long …and take a note from the GOP playbook
This morning I saw that Kid Cudi announced his decision to check into rehab for help with anxiety and depression. … Continue reading Living With Fear and Writing it Down