“We’re not just going to pick up and go back to our lives the way they were before. Those lives don’t exist anymore.”
My favorite song at age 10. Memories of visiting my Aunt and Uncle in Nashville, this in my cousin Steven’s bedroom on repeat as he got ready for a date.
Maybe we all could use a quick reminder about what GTD really means. Hint: It’s about freedom, not constraint.
Nomadland kind of washes over and through you. Such a quiet, beautiful, considered film.
“I’d move the F on! I actually wouldn’t be with a loser like that in the first place.”
— Beatrix, age 13, is watching the Billy Eillish documentary and has thoughts about her boyfriend choices.
Michael Wade suggests there may be a missing item on your to-do list.
One thing to know about me: I very rarely make promises, but I keep every single one I make.
Current Thought Pattern (which I will likely write more on): For Black folks, our ancestors and relations — our people — are our generational wealth. And, we use this cultural currency in much the same way.
A must read is my friend Mo Perry’s latest message; Sentimental Hygiene
I think this has led to… the sense that our very identity and tribal belonging are dependent on feeling very angry and very scared. Trouble is, those feelings…aren’t good for you.