Gen X

Touch Me
Being a single person in the age of COVID has become tougher for me. Recently I realized I had inadvertently removed my superwoman cape from storage and placed it back …
Cold Showers: Wim Hof Made Me A Believer
I cannot stand the feeling of cold water running over my body! Ughh, the thought of it gives me chills. Or, at least it used to. Actually, it still does. …
November 3, 2020: If this date does not ring a bell you need to read this.
I know it seems that week after week I am writing about voting or elections. Without hesitation, I will openly say that our country needs to replace Donald Trump as …
Balance Your Boredom
I did not know you could literally be bored to death! That is a scary thought to me. In The Unengaged Mind, John Eastwood defines boredom as the inability to stay …
V.A.T. (Victory After This)
There's nothing u can say or do right now to help these feelings of brokenness  Can't u see the pain, hear it in my cry and feel my pain  Oh …
Well Blow Me Down!: IV Hydration Station Anyone?
Well, blow me down! The more I talk to people, the more I continue to realize I have truly been living under a rock. I was hanging with some friends …
Vote: Period(t)
I know each and every one of you are registered and ready to vote. Regardless, it won't hurt for me to give you a gentle nudge. Just in case you …
Let’s Read Together: Actually, Let’s Listen Together (Audiobooks)
I finally broke down and downloaded my first audiobook! For years I have been rebelling against the idea of an audiobook because it just doesn't seem like reading to me. …
5 Things You Can Do To Help Us Grow
I know so many of you probably get tired of me reaching out, asking for your support! The reality is, I NEED IT. One thing I have learned about growing …
Podcast Anyone: My Top 5 and Gabby’s 1
Sometimes I need something other than music to turn to when I am driving or trying to complete my 3.3-mile walk. For the past several months, podcasts have been my …
the N, the R, the A: the power of the National Rifle Association cannot be ignored
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.2nd amendment to the …
Advice Steve Jobs Left Us With
The other day I was listening to Jay Shetty's podcast ON PURPOSE. He made me remember Steve Jobs's powerful commencement speech to the 2005 class of Stanford University. I am a …
One Morning I Woke Up Different
One day about 19 years ago, if I had to guess an approximate time, I met this woman who shared her story with me. She sat still for a few …
Movie Night/Movie Day/Movie Anytime
Movie night or binge-watching TV series is another wonderful way to connect with your kids. Movie night is a big thing for my 11-year-old and her dad. She is always …
OMG! Why Are Our Pregnancy Or Childbirth Related Deaths So High?
I remember hearing about Serena Williams having complications that could have resulted in her death, following the birth of her daughter. I remember thinking, how tragic, I am glad Serena …
Overwhelmed by the Barrage of Information?: 5 Social Justice Organizations You Can Get Involved In
For the past couple of weeks, I have been consuming so much information about the transformation that is taking place around the country. Like many of you, I am so …
The Census: Go Ahead and “Get Er Done”
I will admit I was not sitting by my mailbox giddily waiting for my Census form to arrive. When it finally arrived, it took a couple of weeks before I actually sat …
No More Sitting On The Sidelines: How George Floyd’s Murder Affected Me.
The following is from a Facebook post I shared with friends shortly following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers. After his death, and a few …
Black Lives Matter: You Cannot Afford to Burn Out
The change that we need in our country is not going to happen overnight. If we are committed to change, we must be prepared to fight long and hard. Like …
Henry McCollum: Freed After 30 Years On Death Row
On September 26, 1983, with her underwear shoved down her throat using a stick, the body of Sabrina Buie was found. She had been brutally beaten and raped; her body …
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