Did you read about the 12-year-old Black boy who was suspended because he had a staring contest with a White girl? Like a lot of things I read or see these days, it sounded entirely too crazy to be true.  Initially I figured that there had to be more to the story because that […]


“Lisa, where have you been?  I miss your internet voice, my friend.” A sweet sentiment to wake up to this morning.  I miss you, too.  I know that it’s been a while since I posted regularly, but I’m still here kinda hanging in the background, surfing the internet and commenting here and there.  I’m reading […]

Just Show Up

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One week. That’s what’s left of our highly anticipated summer vacation.  As it turned out, we ended up not actually doing much of anything and, if the truth be known, I traded a crazy school day schedule for a crazy summer schedule. Endless hours of carting kids to ballet, gymnastics, track practice & meets, Vacation […]