Entertainment · Life

The Purpose of Prince

Let me start off by saying that I’m not the biggest Prince fan.  I don’t know all of his songs.  I only know his hits mostly.  Not the obscure B-side songs that didn’t make it to the radio.  Even when I did venture into that territory I heard some lyrics that I didn’t need to… Continue reading The Purpose of Prince


Welcome to the Underground

I could barely get through episode three before I started writing this post.  Underground is an original television series on WGN America about a group of slaves on a Georgia plantation plotting to escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad.  Some scenes are excruciating to watch, but I enjoy this show.  The bravery of the… Continue reading Welcome to the Underground

Life · Writing

What Makes a Good Story?

I should really name this post ‘What Do You Write When You Don’t Want to Write?’  The past few months of my life have been full of challenges.  Real life got in the way and stalled my desire to write, but for us highly sensitive folks simple frustration can get overwhelming.  So I haven’t felt like writing.… Continue reading What Makes a Good Story?

Entertainment · Life

The Ugly Truth

Being Mary Jane is a series that airs on BET about a popular news anchor, portrayed by Gabrielle Union, as she juggles her day to day life behind the scenes.  Mary Jane Paul is strong, successful and beautiful but has her share of problems.  She was raised in an affluent black family, yet struggles with… Continue reading The Ugly Truth


Can I Get Fries With That?

Please be generous with the ketchup too.  My first word was “night night” and my second word was “fie fie”.  From the beginning of my life I liked to sleep and eat – that hasn’t changed!  As far as food, french fries, and almost all potato dishes were my favorite.  Don’t get me wrong; I… Continue reading Can I Get Fries With That?