I grew up in the recovery community. By "Grew up" I mean I spent my 20s being surrounded with people who were on various ends of the spectrum when it came to drug and alcohol addiction. I tried all the programs, and in both insincere and sincere ways I did the steps, and I realized … Continue reading Cannabis and Addictions: Can You, Should You, Would You?
I was thinking the other day, how sad it would be if I lost my Twitter account, because I really do find that I do most of my socializing through there...and then I lost my Twitter account. It's only been an hour or so, but I have to tell you I don't feel good about … Continue reading So Thoughts Become Things, And Things Become Realities: Fair Thee Well Old Twitter
I don't usually write posts on Sundays, as y'all know by now, but this week has been particularly rough. I am not sure where I am going with this post, but I got the bug to write on this cold, wet, Friday night, so I thought I would start writing and see where it ends … Continue reading Soulful Sundays
This Post contains conversations about sexual abuse, gang life and trauma. Please consider this your trigger warning. Okay we get it, you think that loving gangsters is sexy and cute. Raise your hand if you've seen "Legend" which is to my mind, the most accurate gang life film ever written. Legend is about Identical twins … Continue reading Stop Writing Books About Love And Gangsters, God Damnit. It’s Not Sexy or Cute Anymore
I haven't ever experienced having a dark skinned woman look at me and ask me that question, until today. I always knew that dark skinned girls felt left out because they feel under appreciated, and I understood that, I got that, because I've always felt the same exact way, but I've never had to experience … Continue reading Are you Sure, you’re even Black?