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Not Gone Yet

Dear all,

Just touching base. I’m sorry I haven’t been by all your blogs lately. I started a new job a few months ago. It’s a long commute with a new company and a new hotel brand. 124 more words

A Scare (not a story)

We had a shock last week. I awoke to gas fumes upstairs – bottled gas, Calor for the oven and grill – and was on the phone at once calling the emergency gas number. 275 more words


Film Review: You Were Never Really Here (2017)

Considering the Trumpian age in which we live, it’s difficult to make the case that we need another film that revolves around the wild exploits of an angry, violent, middle-aged white man. 1,045 more words

Film Reviews

Death Reminds Us to Live. It Has No Other Point.

Death came again and another one of my younger brothers, Donald, is gone.

If it had not come on the heels of moving, some sad similarities would not have occurred to me. 1,578 more words


You Were Never Really Here

You Were Never Really Here’: Painful past propels a rescue, with only hammer at hand

By Tom Meek
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Seven years ago Scottish director Lynne Ramsay served notice with the psychological thriller “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” In that film, a family is torn apart by a son’s increasingly disturbed behavior. 544 more words


Blog Cry Mama's Tears

I get inspired easily. I was watching David Letterman’s interview with Jay Z on Netflix. Jay mentioned his song Song Cry; my absolute favorite Jay Z song. 805 more words

Black Women


Today I celebrate life. Today I’m thankful that God allowed me to continue living. Today marks six months since I was shot five times. September 19th 2017, a day that will forever be etched in my memory. 717 more words

Black Women