What a week! Ain’t no snappy intro, Torches. Let’s just get it. #CardiB #Divorce #OffSetIsOffSetForReal #HealthyRelationships #SMH #IKnewIt #IKnewItWouldn’tLast #Relationships #PrayForCardi #ForKulture I knew Offset wasn’t about anything. As a … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-09/18/2020
There is nothing quite like being a mother in a pandemic! There are so many plans I had for this year! I was going to road trip, visit people, and … Continue reading The What Is, The Never-Thoughts, & The New Normal
Nineteen years ago today, 3300 people were killed. The staff of The Ideal Firestarter remembers these 3300 lives, and send love and light to families who were affected by this … Continue reading RUNIBACK FRIDAY-09/11/2020
“Patience is a virtue, when used in moderation.” -Me. What this pandemic has truly taught me is the power of patience. I have learned that I seek control things that … Continue reading What Has The Pandemic Taught Me? Patience.
As of this posting, the nation is in the midst of a housing crisis like never before because of inept leadership at the federal level. Evictions are about to ramp … Continue reading The Peace…In The Pandemic?
It is the birthday of our Queen Bee, and the world is still burning down! Well, let us get ready for these social distance barbeques, and play Black Parade! I’m … Continue reading RUNITBACK FRIDAY-09/04/2020
Shameless plug: WATCH LOVECRAFT COUNTRY ON HBO! Note: This book does have lots of racial themes, and the N-word is used. I try and take book reviews from the people … Continue reading September 2020 Book Review- Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff
We are about to enter month 9 of this global pandemic. It has become so easy to focus on what is negative, heartbreaking, crazy and dramatic. It is easy to … Continue reading Here’s To September!
Jacob Blake was almost murdered by the police. And that same week, the Milwaukee Bucks decided they were not going to play their scheduled playoff game. And the team they … Continue reading Black. Athlete. Activist.
I have been in St. Louis, Missouri my entire life–save for a few months during my last marriage. It is home, and I know it well–good and bad. With that … Continue reading Firestarter Hotsheet-Kenosha/Ferguson Is Everywhere