You Asked For This…That’s Why You

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qO_3HEyiYY&list=RDMM&start_radio=1&rv=e9ZTGltPHEY "Why Me?" This is how Ice Cube starts this song, and every time I hear that line, I laugh, because the first response that comes to my mind is "because you asked for this." When you work towards a goal, and then something bad happens, like a person getting murdered or dying, we often … Continue reading You Asked For This…That’s Why You

Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

With Bell Let's Talk coming up in a couple of weeks, and Survivor's Connection coming up just after that, I thought now would be a good time to discuss how to discuss the fact that you or someone you love may have mental health issues. The first thing that is important to understand is that … Continue reading Mental Health: Let’s Talk About It

And The Day After Life Goes On – A Letter to #BlackMen Everywhere

We don't stop. We keep going, so we don't take a moment to let you breathe and for that I'm sorry. 400 years and life is still hard for Black Men, but what's worse is that today just like yester-century, we don't stop to ask if you're okay, so I'm asking, are you okay? It's … Continue reading And The Day After Life Goes On – A Letter to #BlackMen Everywhere

Loud Mouth’s War Time Photo Shoot

You can't really tell in this photo, but I am really uncomfortable. It was the first shot of the test shots, and I had just, literally just, found out about the shooting in Colorado Springs. I couldn't focus, this time another shooting, on an LBGTQ2S+ space, where the patrons of the club are the ones … Continue reading Loud Mouth’s War Time Photo Shoot

Thank You Oscar The Grouch, It’s Time to Grow Up but I Promise to Visit

So just now before I sat down to write this, I cleaned up the kitchen by putting the dishes in the sink and spraying down the stovetop. Normally this wouldn't be a big deal, but I miss this side of myself. The side that cleans up messes and puts stuff where it belongs, because I've … Continue reading Thank You Oscar The Grouch, It’s Time to Grow Up but I Promise to Visit