Alone – Introspection on a life lived.

It is April 9, 2018.  I am still a single mom of four kids.  This is not where I thought I would be at 47 (my birthday is in 12 days). I had hoped that by the time I reached 50, I would be settled down somewhere, paying off a mortgage, mid-career, planning for retirement … Continue reading Alone – Introspection on a life lived.

Hold on or let go – Under the influence of a movie.

It is 11:50 pm on a Saturday night.  I sit alone in the darkness, texting, chatting online and thinking about how to write this. This morning I went and saw the movie “Acrimony” by Tyler Perry starring Taraji P. Henson. The synopsis of the story states it was about a woman who gets revenge for … Continue reading Hold on or let go – Under the influence of a movie.

One voice – Observing social movements

I was reading today on the news, social media, and the internet that over a million students across the United States walked out of school yesterday, March 14, 2018, to protest and support an assault weapons ban across the country.  This was spurred by yet another school shooting last month. As I perused through different … Continue reading One voice – Observing social movements

Women

It is March 8th, 2018 and according to my calendar and social media, it is International Women’s Day. To be honest, I had no idea there was such a day.  I don’t spend a lot of time following trends, politics or anything related to social movements.  It’s not that I don’t care but sometimes my … Continue reading Women