I’m almost sad to see it go, but I’m excited to move onto new things. Here’s a random recap of September! September has been great. My vegan challenge was super fun, and I learned a lot of things about myself and what I need and don’t need to thrive. Not to mention, I thiiiink I’m … More Wake Me Up When September Ends
Seeing Inyang cross that finish line yesterday was a euphoric experience. Her face lit up when she saw us waiting there for her. As we rushed over to take her picture and give her sweaty hugs, she burst into tears. The joy that filled her heart overflowed and touched all of us who were near … More Staying the Course at the Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon
Saturday night I went to Sandaga 813 to see my boy Geno Young perform for his birthday. I had never heard of the other two artists, but I went to support anyway. Now, listen to me. That show gave me everything I needed to make it through the rest of the year. I can’t even … More Sandaga 813, Give me Kirk Thurmond, Taylor Pace, and Geno Young, any day.
I finally got to see the James Brown biopic, Get On Up! The film gave the viewers great insight into the persona of James Brown. We got to see the humble beginnings and troubled childhood that shaped him into the man he became. We were let in on the estranged relationship he had with his … More Get On Up! (review)
I recently read one of my favorite Youtuber’s (Jouelzy) first published work of fiction entitled Send It On. It is a collection of short stories that cover topics of unrequited love, loss, sexual assault, family, losing and finding friends, career struggles, and identity. Stylistically, Jouelzy remains true to herself and writes in a curt, stream … More Send It On (Book Review)
** I will try not to give all the details away for those who may want to read it later; however, it’s a review.** The book follows a young man by the name of Santiago. He decides not to go in his father’s footsteps to become a priest and becomes a shepherd instead because he … More The Alchemist (Book Review)