Power of Music

It’s amazing how powerful lyrics are…

They can have such an effect on emotions.

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If you Didn’t Know Jesse Williams Was Woke, Now you Know.

If you were watching the BET Awards last night, then you know that Jesse Williams was given the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award.  If you watched further, you would have heard this young gentleman render a powerful and thought-provoking speech.  I was listening to him, and I immediately got engrossed in what he was saying; it flowed like spoken word poetry.

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Summer 16: Bucket List

Since summer is finally upon us (officially according to my calendar), I am creating a summer bucket list.  I am going to live life this summer, despite the previous summers where all I do is work and don’t enjoy life.  So, here goes.

  • Hit a water park, or 2.
  • Go to the beach, several times (I mean I live an hour from like 5 beaches…no excuses)
  • Let these locs flourish (as always).
  • See my lovely best friend at minimum once each month (because she is important and ya’ll will respect that).
  • Get this fitness in (because I need abs for the bathing suit I plan to buy).
  • Write more
  • Put the damn phone down (except when I’m listening to my favorite podcasts or music).
  • Read at least 3 books
  • Find a concert or festival to hit up.
  • Have kickbacks and go to a day party.
  • Get genuinely LIT. 🙂

I think this is good enough for now.  Please believe that it will expand.

Why I Learned to Stop Counting Who Doesn’t Show Up and Valuing Those That Do

For some time, I’ve felt like the black sheep. Not for one particular reason but for many. With a very divided upbringing and being bullied in school, I always felt like I had to make my own …

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