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Black Lives Matter

It was brought to my attention that my previous post could be seen as self-aggrandizing, which was absolutely not the idea behind it. At first, I wanted to be offended. I wanted to defend myself since this blog had always … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe

I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. I can’t imagine. I can’t stop crying.  I am usually pretty quiet about political issues. I have my own deep-seated beliefs about things, but I have never been one to think that my beliefs … Continue reading

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I imagine it’s me

I open the door, hoping that all the things I’ve heard are lies. The creak is muffled by the sounds of sobbing. Some softly crying, some wailing, some frozen in fear, immobile and unable to understand what it happening. “Mami! … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday – Manchester

Chapter 1: Birthdays are the best! I can’t wait to see her reaction when she sees her gift! I never really thought about birthdays much until I had my own child, my wonderful little Lyla. But when I looked into those … Continue reading

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May 23 – Vulnerable

Oh, the beautiful words penned by Brené Brown. She is my favorite. Today, anyway. I have lots of favorites. But I find myself reeling with the raw, unfiltered content of her writing. Always. She was my inspiration to write this … Continue reading

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