One day at a time.
One hour at a time.
One minute at a time.Read More
Books bring a myriad of thoughts and opinions. Those thoughts and opinions often begin well before the book is opened. The mere sight of a cover, or the name of the author or the title is enough to spawn excitement into the potential reader. Once the excitement turns into action, the book is picked up and the reader is on their scholastic and literary journey. Throughout the twists and turns, the excitement and exuberance, the suspense and surprise, the curiosity and corralling of feelings, the prime objective of starting a book remains paramount: to finish the damn thing.Read More
The month of March marks Women’s History Month and today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. The month is celebrated in a variety of ways all around the country. Some people engage in organized group activities while others use it as a time to shine the spotlight on the women who have made priceless and invaluable contributions to the world. One of the aspects about Women’s History Month is that women have done, and continue to do, so many wonderful things and contribute so much to the world that people can observe the month in ways that are unique to their personal experience.Read More
Recently, Colin Kaepernick declared that he will opt out of his contact with the San Francisco 49ers to become a free agent. On the surface, it seems like no big deal. An NFL player opting out of his contract to seek new surroundings is something that is done every off-season. However, every player doesn’t have the attention surrounding them the way Kaepernick had during the 2016 season. Despite that, it is odd, yet very convenient, to read and hear various opinions on one aspect of Colin Kaepernick’s social awareness and actions of last season and that is his decision to stand for the national anthem. Some people see it as him “giving in,” and “being influenced by money” or, even more hilarious, “not down for the cause.” These takes are, at the least, shortsighted and at worst, lazy.Read More