Under Attack….

    June 16, 2020

    Our country is in a period of unrest. There are protests, riots, looting and debates regarding the systemic racism that has unfairly effected African Americans for hundreds of years. Despite being a minority who studied American History and the forecast of a potential race war (as a result of systemic racism) – I have also underwent public scrutiny. Either I am too quiet, too loud, too opinionated, too complicit, too positive, too involved, or too uninvolved. I’ve been told from…

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  • Let’s Make America Better. (together)

    Someone recently told me they hated seeing patriotic home decor because they didn’t like our country. The proud American in me responded, “Well why don’t you move if you don’t like it?” While this…

    May 27, 2020
  • What makes a good mother.

    Not many people know this, but I’ve become a caregiver to my mother recently. Her kidney transplant failed ten years later and my sisters and I are were tasked to perform her home dialysis…

    May 10, 2020
  • Week 9 in Social Isolation…

    On March 7th 2020, we received an email announcing our school district closure due to one student’s extended family member contracting covid-19. My niece was hours away from her now-canceled junior prom and my…

    May 4, 2020
  • How to Process this Pandemic.

    After weeks of sulking, I think I’m finally out of it. It started with shock, after the kids school was abruptly canceled. Then anxiety, when a friend’s father tested positive for Covid-19. Then I…

    March 31, 2020
  • My family’s unfolding of the Coronavirus

    A couple months ago my husband started a family chat that made it seem like the ‘sky was falling’. Nearly daily he gave updates on the mysterious virus overtaking Wuhan, China.  We minimized his…

    March 27, 2020
  • How do you know you’re alive?

    “Why do I always feel like I’m in a dream?” Perplexed, my doctor didn’t know how to answer my son and instead questioned, “Well, how do you feel?” He replied, “I feel like nothing…

    February 25, 2020
  • Do you want nothing, or Everything?

    I’m going to take you through this Valentine’s Day that was disrupted with me walking out of a nice, fancy lunch date – to me, walking barefoot in a random park.⁣ ⁣ I don’t…

    February 15, 2020
  • My Valentine’s wish….

    Dear Husband,⁣ ⁣ Valentine’s Day is here💌. Before you run out – or not – to express your love for me on this single day, here are my thoughts…⁣ ⁣ If you get me…

    February 13, 2020