Many of my childhood and adult thoughts and visions became my reality Throughout my life, random thoughts I briefly contemplated came to pass as real-life situations. In some cases, they were what I actively wished for; in other cases, they were merely situations I pondered, but did not strive to become my reality. Were these … More Were They Premonitions or Manifestations?
I became a fan-girl of Jay-Z at age 61! I never really listened to rap. Sure, I watched 8 Mile and Straight Outta Compton when they premiered and heard an occasional rap song on TV, but I never really LISTENED. That is until my adult daughter played “99 Problems” for me. To be honest, I … More Rap Music Virgin
The withdrawal of Russian troops is a bad sign Get ready for hardcore devastation! Putin has been humiliated. The failure of Russian troops to dominate Ukraine has exhausted Putin’s patience. The planned blitzkrieg got stuck in Ukrainian mud, and the entire ordeal is a massive embarrassment to Putin. Zelenskyy is a hero on the world … More Kyiv Will Be Gassed Any Day Now
These are hurtful words that cut deep The words “retard” and “retarded” are almost never used in context. Instead, these terms are used to get a laugh, make an insult, or insinuate that someone or something is stupid. Unless you have a relative with a profound disability, you may never understand the pain that is … More Please Stop Saying “Retarded” or Calling People a “Retard”
It forever changed my life During the mid-2000s, when I was lecturing on Nazi Germany to students in my 10th grade World History class, a student spoke out that his father was a member of the Hitler Youth. “That’s interesting!” I replied. “Would you like him to speak to our class?” my student responded. I … More Meeting a Member of the Hitler Youth