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Bloggers Unite on July 12 #NetNeutrality Day of Action

As bloggers, we depend on page views and interactions on social media. We can’t afford to have our internet slowed down, throttled, or downgraded just because some big media company wants to get richer. Do you want to make sure everyone… Continue Reading →

Who is J Poet?

This is an amazing young poet I came across a while back. I have no idea what has become of him since he made this video several years ago. If you know him or about him let me know in the… Continue Reading →

Should I Warn Her?

Her face is smiling up at me from the announcement section of the morning paper. Right there next to his depraved grin, she stands beaming, happy to show off the ring. I wonder who paid for it. Tossing the paper… Continue Reading →

Anxiety: The Hardest Part about Being Outside

You see me at the grocery store with a smile plastered on my face making up reasons why you haven’t seen me in a while, Appearing calm and in control on the outside is a great effort on my part…. Continue Reading →

Discovering My Poet’s Soul

Nikki Giovanni gave words to my reality like no other poetry had ever been able to before. She was real, not some romantic figure locked in her room dreaming of love. She was living life and talking about what it meant to live life as a woman. She was writing all those …

Take That Step Into Your New Life

    Until you decide that you are no longer willing to live your life just being comfortable, you will not step into that new life. You have to decide for yourself that where you are is not where you… Continue Reading →

Phoenix Rising

They say the creative soul is stifled in an environment of misery and despair but they are wrong It thrives there under the surface. every abuse every cruelty makes it stronger building power it rises up like a phoenix from the… Continue Reading →

The Daily Show gives West Virginia the Willies

Update: WV House – Delegate Don Perdue Responds to The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah Del. Don Perdue made these remarks on the floor of the WV House of Delegates during our Legislative session. [<a href=”//storify.com/EclecticEvelyn/wv-calls-out-the-daily-show-on-twitter” target=”_blank”>View the story “The Daily… Continue Reading →

The Riverside Speech

There could be no greater writing prompt on January 15th then leadership.  January 15th is the birthday of a great leader, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Much has been said and written about Dr. King and I am sure that… Continue Reading →

In America

The first movie title that came to mind is In America. It is one of my families favorite and most people have never heard of.  It is the story of a family from Ireland that come to New York to… Continue Reading →

Gestation and Eternity

2016 2+0+1+6=9 In numerology,9 is the number of completion, achievement, and accomplishing divine will. 9 represents big ideas and seeing the big picture. It is the number of gestation, and the number of eternity. The goal of 9 is to… Continue Reading →

My Breakup with Network News

I used to be a news junky. I would watch the local morning, six o’clock and eleven o’clock news every day and in between my television was always tuned to CNN, MSNBC, HLN, or C-Span. I was addicted to network… Continue Reading →

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