Today, I made lemonade.

My day started off pretty crappy. I was headed to work only to find that my car wouldn’t start. Not even a little bit. I’ve been needing an oil change but money has been tight which has made easy for me to keep putting it off. The absolute worse scenarios started running through my mind.Continue reading “Today, I made lemonade.”

Depression, It’s A Thing

I wasn’t sure how to title this post. I was going to put “I’ve Had Depression” but upon further reflection I wonder if past tense is the correct verbiage. Do I HAVE depression? Does it ever fully go away? I feel fine today but know all too well that may not be the case tomorrow.Continue reading “Depression, It’s A Thing”

I’ve Got The Post Trip Blues

  Cue the guitar cause I’ve got the blues. I’m home after two wonderful weeks in Ireland and I’m a little bummed. This is normal, right? When you’re planning a trip the anticipation is overwhelming. Anything is possible. Oh, the things you’ll do and see! When you’re on the trip you’re blown away. Each dayContinue reading “I’ve Got The Post Trip Blues”

Today, I Marched. Atlanta Woman’s March For Social Justice (Photo Gallery)

On January 21, 2017 Civil Right’s icon, John Lewis, led the charge at the Atlanta March for Social Justice and Women saying, “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just; you have a moral obligation to say something, to do something. We cannot afford to be silent.” Silent we were not.Continue reading “Today, I Marched. Atlanta Woman’s March For Social Justice (Photo Gallery)”

A New Day – My Journal Entry From Obama’s 2008 Inaguaration

In 2008, I was  25-year-old and working towards finishing my college degree at Georgia State University. I had also just voted in my first election where I had actually followed the debates and was passionate about the issues. Barack Obama was a breath of fresh air who seemed relatable and gave me hope. As IContinue reading “A New Day – My Journal Entry From Obama’s 2008 Inaguaration”

What Is Going On At Standing Rock

I’ve had several people ask me about Standing Rock. This is a very brief overview of what is going on at Standing Rock. I’ve supplied more detailed links in the text. Standing Rock is a Native American Reservation located in North Dakota and South Dakota. There have been continuous protests by indigenous people as wellContinue reading “What Is Going On At Standing Rock”