Adventures In Risk

Adventures In Risk

I historically wouldn’t have labeled myself as a risk-taker. In fact I went to great lengths to make security, consistency, and predictability my best friends. I did anything within my false sense of control to ward off any form of loss. Financial loss,...
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As we head back to school, my attention turns to kids. Here are youth oriented community organizations we can support to help out kiddos! GirlTrek https://www.girltrek.org/ Black Girls Code https://www.blackgirlscode.com/ The Conscious Kid...
Back To School Jitters

Back To School Jitters

The start to a new school year can be stressful during a normal year, let alone during our current situation of being in the midst of a global pandemic. The locust are out, which means school is right around the corner. This also means, we should probably start...
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Continue to support. Keep Progress moving forward. The Union For Contemporary Art https://www.u-ca.org/ Black and Pink https://www.facebook.com/blackandpinknational/ The Transgender District https://www.transgenderdistrictsf.com/donate Listen. Learn. Support our...
Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

It’s probably not surprising by now that I had a love for choose your own adventure books growing up.  Anything that allowed my brain to exercise its independence and curiosity lead to two thumbs up.  I loved being able to create more than one ending and from an early...
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THIS IS ONLY THE START OMAHA Local places/ways to donate malcolmxfoundation.org @gofundme James Scurlock Family @neleftcoalition Black owned businesses to support in Omaha https:/sarahbakerhansen.com/2020/06/a-list-of-local-black-owned-restaurants-for-you-to-support/...
There Is No PPE For Mental Health Providers

There Is No PPE For Mental Health Providers

Eight pairs of eyes stared back at me as I asked how the last 40 days of COVID-19 had been. We aren’t kidding when we tell our clients how hard finding the courage to be vulnerable is…It’s hard to practice ourselves. One therapist glanced at the...
Crying In The Bottom Of Your Shower: A COVID 19 Story

Crying In The Bottom Of Your Shower: A COVID 19 Story

We can’t seem to shake the sense of doom and uncertainty that leaves us awake at night or my personal favorite, crying in the bottom of the shower.  We have spent countless hours watching animal videos, laughing so hard you cry over a talking dog (thanks Pluto...

We are talking about parents becoming teachers and teachers connecting remotely.  We are talking about face masks, ventilators, doctors and nurses.  We are talking about toilet paper and hand sanitizer.  We are talking about small business, how to...
My One True Love: My Running Shoes

My One True Love: My Running Shoes

I started running my senior year of high school.  I had avoided running like the plague and dreaded the required P.E. mile run every year. So who knows why I thought running would be for me.  Maybe it was because a college-bound boyfriend broke up with me...