all you need is love (hard eye-roll)

All you need is love. Don't you hate it when people say that? What does it even mean? The over-used rebuttal is not much better though. People need a roof over their head, they need money to pay their bills, justice in the courts, their basic human rights respected, basic health and education...something along those … Continue reading all you need is love (hard eye-roll)

hello 2021

2021, like all other years that have come before, is going to be filled with its own challenges. It will have new surprises for us, some good, some bad. Just like every year. As for me, I have my usually self-improvement goals and wishes (some I am endlessly working on and never seem to fully … Continue reading hello 2021

the scars of slavery

I wrote this entry in 2013 when I was living in Ithaca, NY. I am re-sharing it because it's a good representation of how I feel still. I know who this woman is and what she is feeling. I know as if I were alive in her time, standing next to her, watching the slave … Continue reading the scars of slavery