I’m Moving Out

I think it was January or February of 1989. It had to be one of those months because it was ass cold outside as I was standing at a bus stop in Chicago, waiting to catch a ride home with my dear friend. We were wearing dress shoes and our Class A military uniforms (for … Read more

My Inner Voice

I’ve touched on this subject before about how important (especially for women) it is to listen to your inner voice, your intuition, your gut feeling. You know that still, small voice inside that exists to help guide and direct your life. This voice is wiser, kinder, and more intelligent than the whiny, negative voice that … Read more

Know When To Keep Your Mouth Shut

My grandma always said, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” Easier said than done granny, why is that? Emotions are a funny thing, and some people can’t control them. No matter what, they say it comes out rude and off-putting. Every conversation seems to be negative, depressing, or … Read more

Smile Behind The Mask

I see you behind that mask Taking a breath like it came from a flask Where’s that hidden smile, tucked away because that’s the new way or style What did you say in that muffled way I can’t understand, talk clearly my friend underneath that bandana blend Going to the store grabbing groceries like it … Read more