So it seems I’ve been giving a lot of advice about “cutting folk off,” and I can easily see how people might be like, “Dang, he needs a friend… Or a laxative.” But after years of not saying what I mean or dealing with the other people’s baggage, it is a cleansing feeling to be able to “woosah” and make decisions that make me feel good. But even still, I understand how difficult it can be to actually think something—and then say it. Years ago, I was introduced to an amazing
Representatives for the Louisiana landfill announced Monday morning that the plant will no longer be accepting the burned belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim. The ashes of items taken from the Dallas apartment where a man became ill with the Ebola virus were slated to be taken to a Louisiana hazardous waste landfill for burial.
The linen, bedding and carpet taken from the apartment of Thomas Eric Duncan became ill were taken to the Veolia Environmental Services incinerator
Viola Davis has openly addressed the comments made by New York Times writer Alessandra Stanley. Stanley recently said Davis was “less classically beautiful” while referring to Shonda Rhimes, producer of How to Get Away With Murder, as an angry black woman. In response to that article, New York Times public editor, Margaret Sullivan, said it was “astonishingly tone-deaf and out of touch.” Sullivan also noted, “The readers and commentators are correct to protest this story.” Sh
I find it very funny that people want an upstanding, loving, and “all-that-other-good-stuff” mate when they haven’t been that to anybody. How do you figure that all of a sudden somebody worthwhile will just fall in your lap when you haven’t been, well, worthwhile? Sometimes it happens. And those individuals are grateful beyond words, I’m sure. But many times, it’s unlikely. Many times. How do you ask for the man of your dreams, if you haven’t been living as the man of someone
So one of my features will be to showcase 30 things I have learned in thirty years. Many of us know 30 is a pivotal age for most anybody, but it’s important to remember that if we're not learning some things along the way, what are we doing? My brothers both told me that they have learned a lot from me and wanted to know how did I “learn so much.” And my honest response was “just life.” And, as much as I hate clichés, I couldn’t have said it any other way. There’s an old phra