I caught myself saying 'I just want to be normal.' Just as the words left my mouth, I had a thought. Why do I want to be normal? what does it mean to be normal? One of my most memorable movie quotes is from the movie The Addams Family, originally from The Addams Family comic… Continue reading Why be normal?
Today, I was fortunate to be inducted as a Daily Point of Light honoree. The Daily Point of Light Award is presented by Points of Light each day, celebrating the power of individuals to spark change and improve the world. The Daily Point of Light Award for individuals was established by President Bush in 1990. When I… Continue reading Point of Light
It baffles my mind that we have time dedicated where people can be free to express themselves and educate others on who they are. It should be an every day thing. But here we are: Pride Month. However you identify, be you. There is a phrase in my ancestral language, Bubi, that goes 'O sá… Continue reading HAPPY PRIDE!
Creativity is the collaboration of your soul, experiences, imagination, and perception. I have always been a creative person. I love to do things that require the use of my imagination, artistic ability, and perception but have many time felt afraid to express them openly. Right now, I have notebooks full of poetry and sketchbooks full… Continue reading Color the world!
If you've ever owned property, you understand the importance of keeping that property maintained. If you have a car, you make sure to keep the oil clean and gas in the tank. For your home, there is an endless list of items to maintain but if done properly, the benefits outweigh the compact maintenance schedule.… Continue reading The importance of regular maintenance
Stop. Right. There. If you can, step in front of a mirror, take a look at yourself. A GOOD look at yourself. What do you see? Most people would see this flaw and that flaw. But we are more than our flaws. I have always criticized myself for what I perceived were my weaknesses. This… Continue reading See yourself with new eyes