Writings

May 22

Financial Woe

2022-05-22T20:18:22+00:00May 22nd, 2022|Money|0 Comments

My head hung in utter despair.  Living paycheck to paycheck was reaching a breaking point.  I knew that I could no longer live like this.  Once again, I attempted to hire a financial planner to assist me.  When my request for a form that does not include the word husband [...]

Feb 19

Brief Moment

2022-02-19T15:57:49+00:00February 19th, 2022|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

It is a cloudy Saturday morning.  The little birdie is outside singing on the patio as I complete my third bowl of breakfast popcorn.  My lackluster coffee has left me slightly awake.  Scandal is streaming on Hulu as I review a grant application.  It is the weekend, and there are [...]

Feb 10

Wells Up

2022-02-10T01:27:13+00:00February 10th, 2022|Brief: Short and Sweet|0 Comments

My transfer form had just been submitted.  I was excited to acquire the perfect envelope for it.  It was time to check my email.  Two messages immediately grabbed my attention.  One was for all of the jobs for which I could transfer into while the there was a request to [...]

Jan 31

The Revival

2022-01-31T03:13:28+00:00January 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It was a Thursday night.  The lounge singer was performing in Overtown.  It was my chance to get out for a while and breathe.  I invited a colleague to meet me there.  It was outside behind the restaurant.  The boom of a band embraced my ears as I approached the [...]

Nov 14

The Push

2021-11-14T14:44:14+00:00November 14th, 2021|Deep, Growth, SELF-EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

I feel as  if this horrible experience at work has simply pushed me out of my comfort zone.  It has always been my suspicion that I have more to offer than what my job can afford me.  It is not a joy to wake up and throw myself into a [...]

Nov 14

The Insult

2021-11-14T14:04:47+00:00November 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11.5.21 Good morning. How are you doing? Yesterday, a predominantly white choral ensemble came to present at the predominantly Latin school where I teach. They had the children performing different actions to a spiritual. I shared the story with other black people and everyone was offended. I contacted the education [...]

Oct 8

Health is not a joke

2021-10-08T21:46:39+00:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the last two weeks, I have been struggling.  I have not felt like myself.  A trip to urgent care revealed a small bout with pneumonia.  I do not have the virus but the mighty p word was not something that I ever thought would be in the same sentence [...]

Sep 9

Happiness

2021-09-09T01:51:41+00:00September 9th, 2021|SELF-EMPOWERMENT|0 Comments

Summer brought a lot of pleasant changes into my life.  Business was booming.  Grantwriting officially became a thing.  There was shopping and a few dinners with friends.  Pictures were snapped, and IG became my playground.  It was a fun filled three months.  There was even a private reconciliation that brought [...]