I Need a Break 

Do you ever need a break from social media? I know I do.  It’s been too much as of late. The Presidential election. Black Lives Matter. Anti-BLM. Killings. Tornados. Hurricanes. Fires. Way too much is going on, and the ugly side of it is seen on social media.  Facebook, once a place to keep up…

What I’m Told

I’ve been told some wild stuff as of late. When I say wild, I mean the blatantly racist I hate you type stuff. It’s like social media has given a platform for people to speak without thinking. I’m sure I’ve been a victim of word vomit. However, I try to make sure I keep love…

My Baby is Hungry

Breastfeeding in public has become quite the topic as of late. Actress Alyssa Milano has championed this cause posting several pictures of her breastfeeding her child uncovered. Women have followed suit proposing to “free the nipple” due to the oversexualization of breasts. Campaign ads have shown women in bathroom stalls breastfeeding their children with the…

Dangerous Request

I was involved in an interesting conversation today via…….. Facebook. I know. I really need to stop, but the opportunity presents itself, I engage, and then here we are. I’ll try to make sure the recap of the conversation is accurate so you can make your judgments accordingly. Names have been extracted because that information…

Screen Time

So, I’m taking Writing 201: Poetry in an effort to expand my poetic knowledge. For the next two weeks I will be given assignments with a one word prompt, poetic form, and poetic device.

I Blocked You! – Being Rejected on Social Media

Have you ever been blocked or deleted from another social media account? I have. In the latest controversy to sweep the nation (eye roll), a beloved Lion named Cecil was hunted and possibly poached by an American dentist. In classic new age America fashion, the flood gates of outrage lowered and people took to voicing…