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The Journey Home

In a couple weeks, I am about to embark on a journey of a lifetime. A journey that I honestly never even fathomed being on. A journey that I never even realized that I longed for. I call it my … Continue reading

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318

A lot of you who know me, know that I put 318 on a lot of the things that I have on social media. and you may wonder why.  Or you may not care. But I’m gonna tell you anyway. … Continue reading

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Why Write?

For as long as I can remember, writing has been part of my life.  I have always had a notebook with me jot down my thoughts or ideas or just to process the world around me. Like most writers, I am … Continue reading

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Stuck In The Middle

The name of my blog is “Stuck in the Middle” in reference to the Stealer’s Wheels song “Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with you.” When I first named … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

So many roads I ‘ve traveled, so many roads I’ve known, all I want is one to lead me home. Continue reading

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White America and Chickens Coming Home to Roost

This is what I say to Racist White People:: Take off the damn robes. Stop hiding and OWN YOUR SHIT!

You wanna hate us, fine. Hate us. But live with the consequences of hating us. Live with the ramifications of your actions and beliefs.

Isn’t that what you preach over and over and over again?

Personal responsibility.

Own it. Embrace it. Make it your friend.

So to the people who think just like those boys at SAE. and to all their apologist offering fake apologies or justifications: Stop it! Own up to the fact that you ARE a racist. Continue reading

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Why “Post Racial America” Makes Me So Sad.

Today I woke up with dread in my heart. Yesterday I had a few panic attacks and I found myself weepy and I couldn’t figure out why.  And then it hit me… I am suffering from PTSD from living in “Post … Continue reading

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Graduation – May 1992

Well four years of college came and went. And much like a famous Charles Dickens book, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was a time when I could get away from the racist … Continue reading

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University Heights

In Buffalo, there is a neighborhood like no other.  It was just described by a resident as a place with the “ebb and flow” of students from the University at Buffalo and young families, of renters and of owner occupied … Continue reading

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Sunshine Daydream – Junior Year

At this point in my story, I have now become an adult. I am twenty years old and have entered my junior year in college. I have distanced myself from my feelings and actions so to not interfere with my … Continue reading

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