I am blissfully unaware of time in the summer of 2017. Though I live in Mississippi, and my 100 year old cabin lacks central air and heat the weather has never been more pleasant. I’ve walked barefoot between the corn rows of our field with the mud boiling between my toes and a cool breeze…… Continue reading Temperate Mississippi Summer? 2017: Pigs Did Fly.
Have you ever had a moment, when watching a documentary or a Youtube video or listening to a friend, you said to yourself: I don’t f*cking care about your sob story! It feels bad to think. It can make us feel selfish, insensitive and cruel and we wonder why we can’t change the fact that hearing the…… Continue reading I Don’t Want to Hear Your Sob Story
Our hands turn black at the end of April when the dewberries are ripe for picking. Fresh blooms on the country side give fragrance to the air reminiscent of lush mountains, and I can almost see them rising up around me. When spring comes, nature produces outdoor treasures that make staying inside less tempting than…… Continue reading How to Spring Clean Your Home, Body and Mind
Physical movement is imperative for a healthy life. Simple actions can trigger healing effects that can be life changing. Without movement, we can experience depression, anxiety, weight gain. A life without motion is one that can lead to complete immobilization and, in some cases, death. These things we know to be true from countless studies…… Continue reading The Gospel of Movement
Studies show that humans function better during crises. It is the changes that happen in our lives that bring out our best. I’m facing a series of changes, all of which show me how capable I am of just living. I’m finally starting to find my rhythm in the world. I can feel the push…… Continue reading Finding My “Hum”
I have never been hesitant to voice my disdain for the corruption in main stream media. Political correctness is cancer. Bias leads to misinformation (on both the left and right). Sponsors should not and can not drive content. Reporting according to personal, political or paid agendas depends the divide between people with differences. When I…… Continue reading The Front Lines of Journalism
It’s been about a month since I’ve been truly happy with myself, though misery makes it feel like much longer. I was happier when I was writing…not just blogging here and there, but really writing. Like a book. I churned out Flash Fiction twice a week, my word count was almost as satisfying as weight-loss…… Continue reading I Was Happier When I Was Writing