So, It’s Time to Move on….

Well, it's becoming pretty surreal that I am moving from my hometown.  I won't reveal too much information right now, but I just know that it is officially official lol.  It is a very weird feeling and I must say I have been mixed about it.  On one hand, my itty bitty town is just … Continue reading So, It’s Time to Move on….

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Why PTSD Is Undiagnosed In Many Black Women

Very insightful read!

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I haven’t been quite right since the abuse.

I haven’t been quite right since the accident.

The sexual abuse and later, rape, I experienced when I was younger has created emotional and spiritual blocks for me in most of my relationships. I either become too needy with people I’ve deemed safe or too “hard” and “resistant” with those who I’ve decided are unsafe. While I’ve gotten better over the years, I still have trigger moments.

Since being in a car accident a little over 10 years ago, I’m a terrible passenger in the car. When I’m with someone who’s driving and they turn a curve, my body and mind reacts as if I’m turning that curve on the back road we were on in Dallas when another car slammed into us and sent us spinning and flying off the side of the road. When the headlights of cars are…

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Until we Meet Again, Vacation…..

Well, as I sit in the airport and my vacation comes to a close, I can definitely say I enjoyed myself.  I got to experience visiting a different city, seeing some very cool and powerful monuments, even got to tour the White House West and East Wing (wish I could have taken pictures, but they … Continue reading Until we Meet Again, Vacation…..

Virginia Gov. Calls For Investigation Into Student’s Arrest

#JusticeForMarteseJohnson

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — About 1,000 students gathered at the University of Virginia campus Wednesday night to demand justice for a student who was injured during an arrest and appears in a photo with a bloody face as he is being held down by an officer.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has also called for an investigation into the early-morning arrest of Martese Johnson, whose lawyer said he needed 10 stitches in his head.

Martese Johnson was charged on two counts: obstruction of justice without force, and public swearing or intoxication, Charlottesville General District Court records show.

The Alcoholic Beverage Control agent who made the arrest, listed in court records as J. Miller, said in the arrest report that Johnson “was very agitated and belligerent.”

A statement from a group calling itself “Concerned Black Students,” however, claims the arrest of Johnson was unprovoked and extreme.

“The brutish force used resulted…

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#WhitWritesHerNovel: Taking the Time to FOCUS.

I have so many high expectations for this novel, even though it is my first one.  I want so much to come out of this experience, that if I only sell one copy (possibly to my mother, lol) I will be happy.  Hell, if I only print one copy and put it on my bookshelf … Continue reading #WhitWritesHerNovel: Taking the Time to FOCUS.