Tweet Victimhood Has Spread

I responded to a tweet about Valerie Bertinelli looking ageless. What I got in return was a hurt woman saying she was the same age. I had entered “White Woman Hurt Feelings Land.” Not unusual on Twitter. Even though I responded as a woman of a certain age, I was muted instead. We have reached peak WW Victimhood on Twitter.

Starbucks Coffee Boycott: Why We Need to Reclaim Safe Spaces

I thought the Syrian Airstrikes would be the news highlight from last week. Sadly, I was wrong. Two Black gentlemen, who were minding their business while waiting for a friend at Starbucks, were arrested for…minding their business while waiting for their friend! I had to say it twice because I still …

Quote: Women’s Affinity For Evil

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Women do have an affinity for evil, for believing that no woman is to be trusted, but that some men are too innocent to protect themselves.  William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

I have been thinking about this quote for awhile. We are now six months in to the worst presidency in United States (US) history. Hillary Rodham Clinton should be our president. We all know why she isn’t in the White House. We also know the percentage of women who voted for Clinton by ethnicityContinue reading

ReBlog: The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation

The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation — Read on reclaimingmytime.blog/2018/03/29/the-natural-hair-community-has-become-too-inclusive/

T’s Heart Journey: The Angiogram

I heard the best news this afternoon! Today was my angiogram to see if I had blocked arteries in my heart. My stress test and blood work came back with a 50-50 chance that I could have an issue. So, my cardiologist felt the best thing to do was the have the angiogram. It took only 10 minutes before I heard his words: You have no blocked arteries in your heart!

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T’s Heart Journey: Atrial Fibrillation

It has to be bronchitis…I had it in the fall, so this would be the second this school year…Respiratory infections are part of working with kids, part of being an elementary teacher…That’s why I’m out of breath every time I walk…Bronchitis…Heart Disease…Atrial Fibrillation… It wasn’t bronchitis. I had fluid in …