week sixteen

My mom used to tell me “sorry is a sorry word”, meaning don’t tell me, show me you’re sorry and don’t so that shit again!. That stuck with me.  One thing I despise is the hackneyed term “sorry”. It’s used when another patron and I reach for the same item at the store. I’ve heard […]

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week 52: the strong friend

This time of year, I spy many posts reminding people to check on their strong friend. I don’t really like this prompt for three reasons: 1. If we truly are friends, shouldn’t you be checking for me throughout the year, not just the holiday season? 2. Why do we have a strong friend? Even if […]

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I’m getting… old?

Hence this post’s title: Last week, I called a gal pal for her birthday and we had a laugh about how shitty it was growing up with a birthday overshadowed by two of the, if not THE biggest holidays celebrated in the U.S.. maybe even the world. My family was notorious for combined gifts and empty promises […]

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week 46 || 2016

I wasn’t going to speak on this but.. since amurdikkka selected Trump, I’ve been seeing a LOT of…..for lack of a better term, bitchassness. Seriously. Folks are acting like the world has ended. The only difference between our history in this nation and now is that stuff is getting recorded and going viral in real […]

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