RIP ANTHONY BOURDAIN

Hello, my friends. This day has been pretty heavy for me and I cannot believe that Anthony Bourdain has committed suicide. This is the second death this week from suicide and it has given me a reason to pause and reflect upon why this is happening. We look at famous people and think they must … Continue reading RIP ANTHONY BOURDAIN

DAMMIT TRUMP, I’M ON VACATION

Hello! How are y’all doing? I am having a great time on vacation in Florida. I am getting spend time with friends who are like being with family and I love them all so much. 💜💜 I hadn’t planned on writing any blogs while I am on vacation, but Donald Trump opened his mouth about … Continue reading DAMMIT TRUMP, I’M ON VACATION

BE…

Since Donald Trump announced his candidacy, I have tuned into the news every waking moment. The moment he glided down the gold-plated escalator announced that he was running for president and that Mexican people are rapists, drug dealer and some are good people, he guesses. Has he never met a person who is Hispanic that … Continue reading BE…

reflection

I almost walked past her without recognition. I hesitated for a moment and turned to her. I couldn’t take my eyes off of hers. After a few moments, I took a few steps toward her without breaking my gaze. “I almost didn’t recognize you,” I whispered, taking off my glasses to look deeper into her … Continue reading reflection

FROM WASHINGTON, WITH LOVE

Why did president Trump decide to call Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election? Allegedly there was widespread ballot box stuffing and videos have surfaced that clearly show ballot boxes being stuffed by people working at the polling places. If you do a search on YouTube, you will find a bunch of different videos … Continue reading FROM WASHINGTON, WITH LOVE

GUN CONTROL IS OVERDUE

I am writing this on the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 individuals lost their lives and 14 more were injured by a lone gunman. Today nearly a million students walked out of school to demand gun control by our government. These students acted without violence but made … Continue reading GUN CONTROL IS OVERDUE

#ENOUGH

I don’t know about you, but I have had ENOUGH! I am angry, literally angry that today children across this country on the one month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will walk out of their schools to march in protest the lack of movement by the President, Congress, and the … Continue reading #ENOUGH

LISTENING SESSION & TOWN HALL

Today, I spent my afternoon watching the Listening Session at the White House with students, parents, and teachers from Parkland, Florida, Sandy Hook and Columbine. As you know I prefer to read the transcripts, but I am glad that I tuned in. During the meeting, Donald Trump had a card with notes on them. At … Continue reading LISTENING SESSION & TOWN HALL

DUE PROCESS?

TRIGGER WARNING: BLOG CONTAINS SENSITIVE TOPICS CONCERNING SEXUAL ABUSE   The next few blogs will be of the same content. As a person who has suffered sexual abuse I can only handle so much in a day, but I want you to hear these women tell their story in their own voice. I am looking … Continue reading DUE PROCESS?

JOHN KELLY MUST GO!

As I am writing this our government is facing yet another shutdown, the second one with in three weeks. The Senate is in recess until 12:01 ensuring that the government is shutting down. Yet, this isn’t the top news in the news cycle. It is time for John Kelly needs to resign. The FBI learned … Continue reading JOHN KELLY MUST GO!