Month: May 2017

Mixtapes

May Mixtape: bet.

It is basically summer. Except for some random rainy and cold days earlier this month, New Mexico is in full summer mode. The air is hot and sticky. The patios are open. I rarely complain about the temperature at night anymore. We are almost in the clear from the miserable waste of time that is …

Thoughts

Me, Myself, and a Kid

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day. I have kinda whatever feelings about it. My neutral stance on Mother’s day comes from a) how heteronorm it is and b) it is yet another day when the world around me acts like single parenting doesn’t exist. When you have a child under age 10, they have no clue …

Thoughts

Beyoncé

A year ago today I had the honor of seeing Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter perform live. It was incredible. A religious experience. In honor of May 9th of the year of our Lord 2016, I have decided to compile all of my favorite Beyoncé songs/ videos into this post, including some of my fav collaborations as a …

Thoughts

A Few Screws Loose

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. I wanted to write something about my experience with mental illness. It is long and rambling and going up later than I wanted, but that is ok. I’m still getting over being sick, but by the grace of God, I will likely live. Busting the stigma surrounding mental illness …