Tag: blm

  • Not-So-Suddenly Seymour

    So there’s a guy. He’s a normal guy working at a plant shop in a somewhat run-down part of town in a plant shop. He’s been there a long time, working for a boss he somewhat likes and mostly loathes. It is this character, Seymour, that we learn to identify with in this movie. We […]

  • This Election In Free Verse

    The grief hit me on the way home on election day and I couldn’t help thinking about how, no matter how things went, everyone was going to hurt. Everyone. I started to pray and the more I did, the more I felt like crying. It felt like something long coming. The stock market started crashing […]

  • Let's Be Honest: Part I

    Another week where my pen refuses to move so we’re here again. However, this is a special note related to social media because mental and emotional health are important as is the much-avoided subject of honesty. So let’s be honest about things. I’ve seen so many postings about protesters burning things and destroying their communities (football […]

  • A Treatise On Boredom: Part II

    My pen won’t move. I wanted to write about things I’m learning at work, things I’m seeing at home, the recently renewed desire I have to further my skills in UI design, literally anything else. But my pen would. Not. Move. Whenever I sweep my hand to draw the first letter, I bump into a […]

  • The Face of Blackness

    A friend and I were talking about recent events and I started talking about how other of my friends were worried about me; a friend had texted from Atlanta and another from California wrote a text to ask me to be safe and so on. I mused on how they were right to be concerned […]