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Sensationalism

Sensationalism is so rampant in today’s media that the word can’t even be used to draw attention anymore to this problem. There is just so little left to which it cannot be applied. 593 more words

Writings

The Loop (3)

“I’m sure you’re looking gorgeous tonight. Oh,how much I wished to be with you right now.”

Riya’s phone buzzed ten times that evening, all messages from the new guy at the office.She ignored the messages and resumed getting ready for her date that evening. 1,498 more words

There is too much news, how do you keep up?

I am a self confessed news junkie, but I admit I can struggle to keep up with all that is happening in the world. We’re living in an age of information overload, which has only gone into overdrive in the past year. 840 more words

Social Media

Ma

Hi Ma.

Since I’m not able to make you your mother’s day special breakfast in bed, you have to work with this small message I am writing for you . 666 more words

Mental Chatter: Some Of My Recurring Worries And How I Try To Deal With Them

Minds are messy. I sometimes find myself trapped in a tangled web of worries regarding how others perceive me. I’m often anxious that there’s a disconnect between who I am and who others believe I am. 1,618 more words

Ivanka's "Complicit"

Ivanka Trump’s word, not mine. Get your undies out of a wad!

In the meantime, I’ll explain to the multitude of readers outside the United States what the phrase “get your undies out of wad” means. 2,290 more words

G Street Jewels

"She Was..."

Shortly after the book “Mommie Dearest” came out, my mother, legs crossed, sat across from me on our breezeway, her perpetual cup of Lipton tea, with milk, in hand. 7,297 more words

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