The World in Here

To whom does black lives matter

When this slogan, affirmation, demand, chant first came out in the wake of the Michael Brown murder i was averse to it. I thought but to whom are we saying this? Why do we need to tell them black lives matter…i felt as though by stating this we were asking for them to see us […]

On Love…an internal investigation as i fall…

On Love…an internal investigation as i fall…

I am always curious about love…you know the kind between two people that makes body parts go pitt-er…patt-er. I am curious because well I see many do it so well and others like me fail miserably at it…it seems. Curious because on the one hand love can be so so beautiful and strengthening, and on […]

I checked a bully…male micro-aggressions

A 17 year old boy tried to bully me on the bus yesterday….he called me ugly, said I had a big forehead. Why? because I checked him on his aggression and pretty much what could have been considered assault of his girl (friend) on the bus. After we exchanged words, a tiny part of me […]

An Awesome Journey in a Paradise of Injustice

I am somewhat embarrassed and ashamed that this is only my second post on this blog.  In a way though, it is appropriate since my first post featured Haiti – the other half of the land mass that many do not realise is also called Hispaniola. As I ponder what I am going to write, I […]

My Money Demons & A Detour to the Dream Part 2

As is wont to happen on my walks I tend to allow the thoughts and ideas to freely flow through my mind while I am talking out the frustrations with myself. As I walked I inquired of my mind to pull up my first or most powerful childhood memory (memories) about money. They came up […]

A Mountain of a Challenge to Face Myself

We are coming to the end of 2013, I am not yet ready to give an assessment of the year because there is still time to dig a little deeper. I discovered a lot about me in what has gone of the year thus far and as usual though my thoughts and musings did not […]

Bridges to Kilimanjaro-

Since deciding to take on Kilimanjaro I have read quite a bit on what should be done in advance to getting there. One of the biggest doubts that tend to plague me about this journey is whether I will have the endurance and the stamina to do the climb. Having read a few blogs and […]