Culture, Politics, Race

Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Why we can't normalize Trump's campaign rhetoric This post started as a comment in a thread about marginalized groups' fears and concerns after the election. This post centers on race specifically and therefore only minimally, if at all, addresses the other troublesome things that Mr. Trump has said. Several people commented that they wish they… Continue reading Why we can’t normalize Trump’s campaign rhetoric

Culture, Race

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month

What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month Every year, I’ve tried to do a little something with my Facebook account to mark the occasion, but I’ve always been hesitant, scared even, of doing too much. Of seeming too black. Too proud. Afraid of being perceived as being racist.… Continue reading What I want my white friends and family to understand this Black History Month

Humor, Random

Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?

Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?There is a vile act of discrimination that takes place in kitchens across the nation. Every day, thousands of heels on thousands of loaves of bread are passed over for their less crusty counterparts. Some heels are thrown away. Others face a much worse fate of being left… Continue reading Why does everyone hate the heel of bread?

Inspirational, Random

Short post #4: The past

Short post #4: The past The past is such a tricky thing. Sometimes is really cool to be nostalgic about things. Sometimes we regret past decisions and wish that we can change stuff. There's a saying that says, "The past remembers better than it lived." I know from experience that this is very true. Sometimes, when… Continue reading Short post #4: The past

Faith, Random

Here is a late night random ramble/rant/stream of consciousness

Here is a late night random ramble/rant/stream of consciousness I've been detoxing, so I've been super drained and haven't had the energy to write. What little energy I have has been spent taking care of The Girl and watching the Royals win. I was gonna reblog a post from one of my friends, but I… Continue reading Here is a late night random ramble/rant/stream of consciousness

Internet, Nostalgia

Goodbye MSN Messenger

Goodbye MSN Messenger   MSN Messenger (known more recently as Windows Live Messenger) is being fully retired after 15 years. It's been about eight or nine years since I've used MSN messenger, but the news still came as a shock. It's like finding out an old friend that you haven't seen in awhile has passed away.… Continue reading Goodbye MSN Messenger