Falling Star


Giving any type of drug to a woman in order to have sex with her, against her will is wrong.  There is no if, and, or, but, about that fact.  Actually giving a drug to any person to have sex with them against their will is wrong referring to both moral and illegal behavior. Like […]

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Beyond World Borders


“Put brain in gear before putting mouth in motion.” This was one of my father’s favorite sayings.  Yes, he could have said, “Think before you speak.”  However, the words he used created a clear visual picture.  Truly engaging your brain and organizing your thoughts prior to speaking is a skill that not everyone posses.  Responses […]

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Intolerance


On September 11, 2001 the U.S. was devastated with terrorist attacks in New York City at the World Trade Center and Washington, DC at the Pentagon. There was also the downing of United Airlines flight 93 in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. It is suspected that the White House was the intended target of flight 93 hijackers. Those […]

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Favorite Teachers


Teachers are the mortar of society. A good teacher helps to bind knowledge within us. Excellent teachers allow us to ask “why?” and then allow us to think through to our own conclusion(s). When we veer off the path a good teacher will guide us back and orientate us in the right direction.

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Who Was Chuck Taylor?


OMG! Say it ain’t so! Converse the company behind the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker, started selling the new Chuck Taylor II today.  Why change something that has worked for 100 years?  Well while my brain thinks it’s a bad idea…my feet are saying thank you. I have yet to try a pair of […]

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Freedom Ain’t Free


My dad always said, “freedom ain’t free, baby girl.”   I would nod and respond, “yes sir.”  I didn’t quite understand what he meant when I was a child.  Now as an adult, I understand better what he was saying.  There are men and women defending the United States and it’s territories on battlefields and in […]

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My Southern Heritage


My southern heritage includes enslaved blacks working for white plantation owners in Clarendon County located in South Carolina.  This is my response to those who say the Confederate battle flag that flies on the South Carolina State House grounds is part of southern heritage.  Every story has two sides and my side traces back through […]

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Woman Wearing Red Glasses


Standing on stage with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just a few weeks ago has brought some interesting conversations. Most common questions are “Did I see you on TV standing behind Hillary?” or “I know you must have been excited standing on stage with our next President?” I humbly respond yes that was […]

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