Living in An American Fairy-tale? Time To Grow Up

“The hardest part about growing up is letting go of what you were used to, and moving on with something you’re not.” – Lyrikal Growing up is hard. Things are never what they seem. You can kind of  live in a fairy tale, seeing life the way your parents kind of want you to. But as you get older you realize things are not as … Continue reading Living in An American Fairy-tale? Time To Grow Up

Being Unapologetic: How America Transferred this Privilege from the Presidency to the Candidacy

Being unapologetic for tough decisions is something that Presidents must do when faced with a difficult decision for the nation, but it’s not cool to be unapologetic just for the heck of it. Presidential candidates should be concerned as they run for office about the hearts and minds of the entire country. There will come a day for each President to make a tough decision and be unapologetic, but it’s a privilege that shouldn’t be given too soon or to the wrong person. Continue reading Being Unapologetic: How America Transferred this Privilege from the Presidency to the Candidacy

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… Well, Maybe Just a Little Bit (The Monday Fits)

What is a waterfall? It is a beautiful flow of water over a cliff, and generally, waterfalls are located in the most beautiful parts of the world. But anyone familiar with popular culture may also think of waterfalls as referred by the 1995 single by the R&B trio, TLC. “Don’t go chasing waterfalls, please stick to your rivers and your lakes that you’re used to, … Continue reading Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… Well, Maybe Just a Little Bit (The Monday Fits)

The Monday Fits: The Wannabe SuperHero Syndrome

“The lies we tell other people are nothing to the lies we tell ourselves.” ― Derek Landy, Death Bringer Superheroes are not real. Tragic heroes are not real. Yet, we love them. It’s as if there is a new superhero movie rolling out every month. But why do we love them? Is it because we want the power, or are their inner battles compelling to … Continue reading The Monday Fits: The Wannabe SuperHero Syndrome