First Democratic debates: Podium placements announced – CNNPolitics

The stage is set for the first series of Democratic debates. Image & Info Source: First Democratic debates: Podium placements announced – CNNPolitics Am I the only one looking forward to this? I can’t be. The Dems have got so many hats in the ring it can be dizzying. What’s sad is that I almost don’t care who gets in there so long as they can get that orangeOne out! And I know that I am not alone in that sentiment! So, everyone knows where my butt is going to be parked June 26th and 27th. In fact, I may

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Fiction WIP: Reincarnation Snippet

I remain convinced that in one or more of my possible past lives I was a champion of the people. Fighting boldly for that which was just and humane. Self-sacrificing, pure-of-heart, strong, determined, fearless. My anxieties the result of countless past lives meeting their demise at the hands of stake-burnings, severe beatings, beheadings, stonings and the like. Yet deep within the spark remains. The tiniest ember. Glowing softly, weakly, beneath the deluge of several lifetimes’ worth of wreckage. Smoldering–both in the physical and emotional senses. Waiting, wanting, needing. Always with the potential to rise up in a gloriously hungry blaze,

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ReBlog/Share: Equality Rant — Praying for Eyebrowz

The graphic above prompted me to go on a rant on Facebook yesterday. First, because I agree wholeheartedly with the author, but mostly because I’m sick and damned tired of the inequalities present in this country. How will we ever measure the loss of the intellectual contributions of women and people of color over the […] via Equality Rant — Praying for Eyebrowz

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Stand Up. Show Up. Speak Up.

RISE UP. Look at the world around you from the lens of another. Look at it from beyond the confines of your immediate circle. Look past the pressures of your own immediate needs. Do so without judgment or bias. Look with fresh eyes, an open mind, and an open heart. See the turmoil. See the injustice. See the hatred. See the fear. Push hard against the tough skin of that seemingly impenetrable bubble in which your life takes place. Pop it. Breathe deep of the air we all share. See the truth. Take note of the young mother counting her

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