We Are Family…

Finding our own family is a blessing, it allows us to surround ourselves by those who can relate to what we are going through, have similar ideals to us, and can support us when we need it. Finding that family can be a little more difficult and it only magnifies when you live in a [...]

Chosen Families

I talked about how toxic masculinity can definitely make the workplace a lot more tough to feel comfortable in, but it also goes beyond that in many occasions. Toxic relationships can start within own families and it was much more common in years past. Social climate dictates a lot of how people respond to minorities [...]

Civic Duty

Are you registered to vote? I know you are probably thinking that I have lost my mind asking this so early in the year. But it is important to know if you are, especially since last year Cuyahoga expunged a large amount of people from the voter rolls. So you really should know your status [...]

Toxic Masculinity

Psychology defines toxic masculinity as traditional cultural masculine norms that can be harmful to men, women, and society overall; this concept of toxic masculinity is not intended to demonize men or male attributes, but rather to emphasize the harmful effects of conformity to certain traditional masculine ideal behaviors such as dominance, self reliance, and competition. [...]

So, This Is Christmas…

Well it is Christmas Eve and much of today will be spent in final preparations for the holiday. That means making sure the tree is decked out with presents, all the lights areĀ  up, decorations hung, and cooking is completed. That can truly be stressful and sometimes holiday music just will not cut it. Last [...]

Movies for Your Holiday-Slay

Most of you, if you read often enough, know that I am a horror fan. Granted my love of horror goes from silent black and white up to the mid 90s. I am not for splatter gore or torture porn horror. Give me a good slasher flick anyday, monsters or zombies that create iminent panic [...]

Spirit of Christmas Past

Looking back at my childhood, there are few Christmases that stood out. Sure, I remember odds and ends of many of them. Like the one time when it was about 65 degrees and we got bikes that year and we were out riding them in short sleeve shirts. But there are a few that stand [...]