My First Trip to Las Vegas: Is It Worth the Hype?

After returning from my first trip to Las Vegas, I was tasked with answering the usual post-vacation question-- "how was it?" People who have never been to Las Vegas were secretly curious about whether I would divulge my "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" stories. Just how wild and crazy did this little lady …

My “Cosby” Story: A Glimpse Inside the Mind of One Sexually Assaulted Girl

When the news first broke about Bill Cosby and the numerous alleged sexual assaults, like most of you, I read different posts and articles yet could not figure out what or even who I believed. At first, I did find it strange that so many women waited so long to speak out against Cosby. Why …

Protect Your Optimism

Man, oh man! How much bad, poor, negative news can we handle? Does anyone else feel like every time they turn around there is more bad news being reported? Yes, Facebook is usually filled with positive messages and laughs; Instagram with joyous photos and smiles; but, the news, forget about it-- sad news upon weird …

In Their Eyes

We look. We judge. Most of the time, this is usually what happens: we observe another person's behavior(s) over a period of time, or at times instantaneously, and make judgements about their character and their personality. It seems like the normal thing to do. Why not? Like momma, granddad, every talk show on TV, and …

Racism in Fifty Words

Dreaming. Walking. Running. Falling. Running. Dreaming. Then, I feel the bump as race steps into me; the blood dripping as race clips my heel, but not my wings. Back on track, l learned that I must run both looking to the left and the right... and always over my shoulder. *** Race is still a factor in people's interactions throughout the world. These …