• But there are people out there, people like me, who HAVE to have their coffee or ____ (insert drink of choice here) every morning. For some people it is sweet tea, for others it is jasmine green herbal goodness tea. Orange Juice, V8 Juice, or, yes, I am serious- morning shot of Mountain Dew. I know, right!? Mountain Dew?! That is disgusting! Yet a vice is a vice, no matter what it may be . . . It comes down to challenging yourself to give up everything but water, to give up something you love, even something you think you need.

    February 21, 2011
  • "My momma's got AIDS" the little girl whispered. It was one of those whispers that is so quiet that it knocks your breath away, like a sonic boom. Her skin was like copper, hardened, darkened, but smoother than silk. She had a pock-mark on the corner of her forehead, near where her coarse, black hair began to embrace her head. I couldn't help but think that she looked beautiful.

    December 5, 2010
  • Sometimes I am pretty sure the only reason our lives are so dull is because we don't have the appropriate music playing in the background constantly. I am convinced my life would be amazing as any Oscar-winning movie if some D.J. in the sky always had a perfect soundtrack going for me.

    October 18, 2010

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