Another week, another school shooting massacre. We've all become "used to it," and we never truly should. This poem came to me while walking my dogs on Memorial Day, 2022, in the aftermath of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 elementary school students were massacred by an 18-year-old, as well as 2 adults, while 19 cops stood nearby and did nothing for over an hour. Feel angry? You should. And you should make your voice count at the polls this year. Here's how I also deal with mine. Read on...
This is a journal entry from back in June 2019 that was previously unpublished. I thought I'd go ahead and publish it since I hate it when things go unpublished! The moral of the post is... seize the day, and don't hold your breath waiting for tomorrow. Tell your loved ones you love them in the moment! And be the best you can be each day. -BB
The following poem was written about 5 minutes ago. (Not kidding!) I've had many mixed feelings as far as this pandemic goes. I've cried, I've laughed, I've slept out of boredom, I've taken up walking the neighborhood with my dogs, I've thought every 5 minutes about Dad and how much I miss his phone calls,... Continue Reading →
I wanted to say "Happy 4th of July!" to everyone who celebrates this amazing country, along with myself. This includes everyone from ALL political parties. This is such an amazing country and I, along with many others, owe all our service men and women deep appreciation and gratitude today, and every day. For without them,... Continue Reading →
*Begin rant./* OK. I am not a politically correct Democrat from up North. No, I'm a Southern Democrat. So I'll tell it like it is, with a dose of southern shade, as expected. While I hate the negative news and negativity in general, I must express something tonight that has been killing me inside... Continue Reading →