How to Handle the Middle Aged Hoax

My favorite and most valued gift by the aging process is a great big case of the “Fuck Its”. At 15, 20 and even into my thirties there was a great deal of energy put into what people thought of me and adjusting my life and thinking to accommodate the ubiquitous “them”. While everyone commented… Read More »

The I’m So “Busy” Hoax and What to Do About It

At a recent all staff meeting, there were some big,scary “what if” scenarios regarding “time management”. In my personal life, someone is always in a snit because I don’t pounce on my phone like a trained, coked-up seal desperate to be included in every conversation and interaction. I often “unplug” on a regular basis because… Read More »

Why We Fail Our Children by Not Letting Them Fail

As an adult who is passionate about children and how they learn,grow and succeed, my desire to ingest material that explains the discrepancies in education and how to effectively eliminate them is a major obsession. We don’t know how to ensure that our young people are successful and yet we constantly engender failure in them… Read More »

10 Warriors Who Gave Their Lives for Justice

I probably shouldn’t tell you this… Today is the 30th post and the end of my focus for now on black men, police brutality and the fight for justice that will continue albeit in another form. For now, I want to leave you with a list of ten brave soldiers who lost their lives in… Read More »

Warning! The Boogey Man is Real and Dangerous

When you have invested your heart into something working out a certain way, there is always the possibility that things will not work out or worse yet they will change without your knowledge or consent. This type of fear is rational and should not cause us to behave in ways that are less than sparkling.… Read More »