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Standing in the doorway of the Value Market I did not expect to be warm. The constant opening of the doors and attic wind chill blasts might have had something … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment


As I ┬ásit in this hipsteriffic micro-roastery and espresso bar, I notice I am the only person of color in here. This has become so normal in my experience, that … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eyes Wide Shut

Malcolm X warned us with these words. For people of color in my friend circles on social media, this has certainly come to pass. The Grammy awards last night featured … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 5 Comments

Having Tea with Fear

I was afraid of Thriller. Yes that one. I was born in 1980, and my parents were then and are now liberal activists/religious conservatives. That meant I pretty much got … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 3 Comments

American Sniping

After making the case that Chris Kyle lied, and told lies often, I got into trouble. When faced with the truth about Chris Kyle, his fans go berserk, full on … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Comparison Makes the Heart grow…

I have been thinking on comparison recently. Meditating on it to be more exact. It can lead to feelings of sadness, anger, jealousy, rage, superiority or even hopelessness. It is … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment


Children have little to no filter, especially in 2015. They offer their opinion loud and often. They make great critics due to their honesty in what they like or dislike. … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

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