I walked right into a pole once. I think I’ve also walked right into a tree, smacked my head on cupboards many more times than recommended, and ya’ll already know I’ve fallen off a cliff. But I can also be very graceful, I even did some modeling on a Minnesota talk show a million years … Continue reading 5111
The body is hard wired to survive. We have innate processes going on 24/7 to keep this sucka running. As a back-up we have mental and emotional bodies which makes us even more apt to survive. We’re so wired to survive we grew an extra portion of brain that can imagine future scenarios and counteract … Continue reading Commentary
Oh Nelly. Hold my hands, people, this wave is a big’un. (that was last week when I started writing this, hey we made it again! woo hoo!!) A whole bunch of items up for inspection, skidding across my observation deck. Three amazing little pieces of life in particular. Complex subject matter. A dearth of emotions. … Continue reading Rant 5,942
If there is anything good about full moons, it is the potential for clearing the cobwebs of unhealed yuck. I’m dealing with a massive yuck in my neck and head and the memories playing through my mind feel compelled to be released. I’ve stopped talking too much about my homeless experience. The reaction and feedback … Continue reading Memory Lane
My mother. My entire life she has attracted strays of the human variety. She patches them up, lifts their spirits, makes food appear out of thin air to feed their bellies and sends them on their way better than she found them. She’s good at it. She doesn’t take any shit. It really takes a … Continue reading For Real tho’
That Meek Mill thing and people's reactions to it...wow. The complete lack of humanity people still defend and think is totally normal IS NOT NORMAL, and still brings me to tears if I am honest. The fact that people can be so ignorant to the root causes of the deferential treatment given to some … Continue reading Really? Meek Mill, Really?
I wrote this for a friend of mine who spoke at a "call to action" gathering to address the issue of homelessness. He is a very intelligent man so I was a little unnerved at the request and really hoping to get it right. The request was simple, however, "what do you want them to know about … Continue reading Healing
As far as I am concerned, no one has made a very valid case for NOT loving each other, so what’s the hold up with handing it out to those who need it the most? The usual suspect...
Whatever your skill set is, being a citizen of integrity in our great country does require your thoughtful contribution to making it a better place by doing more than paying taxes. If you are unsure what to do, but want to get involved, just ask. Please.
Asking people to stop blaming the victim is now grounds for a shrill chorus of "you damn libtards are the reason we're all suffering!" Trying to funnel resources and money or encourage advocacy for vulnerable people is now taking the effects of public shaming to a whole new level of hell. And on and on it goes.