“I can’t breathe”

Trigger warning ahead: violence and foul language


After college, I lived in an apartment on the north side of the city, with my all-star roommates, (please read the sarcasm there) we’ll call them Elizabeth and Jessica. We were fortunate enough to have some outstanding downstairs neighbors. (Please read the additional sarcasm utterly dripping from there, too.) […]


Friends, I’m going for it. I have felt the need and I’ve felt it for a long time now. I know, it’s heavy. I know, it’s also Friday. But please, bear with me, because this is too important to ignore.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, and let’s be honest, sometimes especially in our current political climate we wish we did, you’ve heard about the #metoo movement. […]

My Birth

I’ve been told the story of my birth, my grand entrance into this world, by countless people throughout my life. You see, I was the first grandchild on both my Mom and Dad’s side. I was kind of a big deal…

The Proposal

WHEN: Wednesday, January 7, 2015

WHERE: Angela’s tiny one-bedroom apartment, Largo, Florida

HOW IT WENT: It was Date Night (every Wednesday for us), and earlier that day, I had asked Martin if he would help me […]

“What are you having?”

“What are you having?”

“Is it a boy or a girl?”

“Do you know if it’s a boy or a girl yet?”

“When do you find out if it’s a girl or a boy?”

“What do you think it is? A boy or a girl?”

“Which one do you want? A girl or a boy?” […]