As I sit here with my bowl of coffee, I’m at a loss as to what to blog about today. You see I don’t wanna be the stereotypical angry black woman who can’t stop talking about racism and how it adversely affects her people…hell all people. I don’t wanna be that person who folks turn… Read More I Am Not…
Writing is not my full-time job. In fact, it’s not my full-time anything. I’m like this low key super hero where I save the world by day and at night, I sit and write about it. Shit. I wish. The truth is I work a crap job, a fairly difficult job, for very little pay… Read More Laughter and Other Medicine
“Were you ever scared?” “Did you ever feel as if you weren’t safe?” Dixie and I get asked these two questions a lot since returning from our cross-country van trip. Mostly by women. It really sucks that women have to ask. But I get it. I do. If I weren’t traveling with Dixie, if I… Read More Were You Scared?
I don’t know why I picked the #383 – It just happened. Here we are again! Another rambling, roundabout look into an ADD author’s (mine!) life. More’s the pity – I don’t have any pearls of wisdom, writing tips, excerpts, love notes from my characters, or anything of value going on to share with you… Read More Time in Vonnie Land Number 383
My annual review at work came around a couple of weeks ago, and I asked for a raise. I’ve been busting my ass, taken on a tremendous responsibility, proven myself over and over again, and worked there for 8 years without one single raise. My supervisor agreed with everything. We took it to our director,… Read More My New York State of Mind
Well, gang, I told you this campaign experience would probably give me lots more to write to you about and I was right. Last week, a local school board announced an addition to its anti-discrimination policy that would allow students to use the restroom that aligns with their gender identity. The school board decision was… Read More Footloose and Bathroom Policy
“So,” – have you noticed I start most of my blogs that way? I couldn’t resist and isn’t it fun when you can crack yourself up? I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m always grateful I’m easy to amuse. Let me start with the word: Anecdote. Have you noticed if you… Read More Rambling and a Paradigm Excerpt