Good morning y’all, Today (Sunday) Camp NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, started. During the month of July, I will attempt to write 50,000 words. Which means I will attempt to write 1,613 words a day. During camp, your word count is flexible as your project, meaning we can write whatever we want during camp. I … Continue reading KIDNAPPER IN CHIEF
Good Morning Y’all! TGIF, right? I had something planned for today’s blog, but then I was inspired by a tweet I saw and I am grateful that @RobertoWinSher posted his tweet. He is a fellow writer, so go give him a follow over on Twitter. He is working on a book he hopes to publish … Continue reading APOLOGY
“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”—Margaret Atwood. Let me preface this that I am not speaking about all men. There are quite a few wonderful men in my life, so I know that this is NOT all men. Please read that again, NOT ALL … Continue reading EQUALS?
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…
I am getting a late start writing my blog for tomorrow. (Friday) I watched Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell and I am doing what Lawrence said we should do. I am listening to the entire Fox & Friends interview with Donald Trump. I am a little over 12 minutes into the interview and I am … Continue reading TRUMP & FRIENDS
I am so tired of seeing the man who is “supposed” to be “president” lying 24/7. It absolutely makes me mad to see him fooling so many people in this country. They are being sold a bill of goods that can not possibly be true. Trump has said, “only I can fix_____.” Go ahead, fill … Continue reading TRUMP ≠ TRUTH
Today (Wednesday, evening as I am writing this) we remember Martin Luther King Jr. Fifty years ago today James Earl Ray assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. This happened before I was born, but I believe in everything Dr. King stood for. Martin Luther King fought for civil rights with non-violence and civil disobedience. He also … Continue reading WHY IS THERE STILL RACISM?
I am an angry woman this evening. To be honest, I have been angry most of the day. When I went to the gym today almost all the televisions were frozen except of course “Faux News.” Trying to watch the news on Fox is pretty much impossible. I knew that there was a school … Continue reading I AM ANGRY
In 1979 President Jimmy Carter created the Education Department. The main function of the Department of Education is to establish policy for, administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on US schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights." The Department of Education does not establish schools … Continue reading EDUCATION IN AMERICA
Why I do what I do… I was the person who donated clothes to Goodwill, donated money at Christmas to the red kettles, gave food to the local food bank a few times a year and I thought I was doing good. Don’t get me wrong, donating when you are able too is wonderful. There … Continue reading ME