Artwork by Ellis Wilson, "Funeral Procession" As much happiness as the holidays may bring, sadness sometimes follow from the absence of those who are no longer physically here to share in those occasions. For me, I miss my mom every holiday—really every day. She has been gone now for 11 years, this coming December 26. … Continue reading CHERISH EACH MOMENT FROM THIS SEASON AND SEASONS TO COME
‘I’m starting with the Woman in the mirror, I’m asking her to change her ways, and no message could of been any clearer, if you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself then make a change.’ Michael Jackson was really on to something with this Man In the Mirror … Continue reading Woman In the Mirror: The Top 5 Ways to Create True Change
This will be short and sweet H.E.R. Fam. If you are waking up, going to work, able to stay financially stable, have love around or even good "like" around you, and you're making it through life's struggle but is still not happy, it's because you are lacking meaning in your life. Your meaning, or purpose, … Continue reading I Choose Meaning Over Happiness #quicktuesdaythought
Dinner on Friday Nights Going out to dinner on a Friday nights have become nightmare. Long waits for tables, the food quality terrible and the prices for a family to enjoy a meal is just too high. Granted, I love when I can take a break from the kitchen every once in awhile. Usually when … Continue reading
Originally Posted on The Chronicles of DNC Wait before you begin, make sure you’re caught up… Chapter 1: Tina ***********FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY******** ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SHORT STORY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED OR USED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF ME, DNC! NOW ON TO THE … Continue reading DNC’s Short Story Series Presents: “Complicated” – Chapter Two: Skye
There are a lot of things in life to be grateful for that many take for granted. These types of moments happen so fast, if you don’t capture the moment, it will be gone before you know it. When one reaches a certain milestone in their life it’s a cause for celebration and never to … Continue reading One Havana Night Birthday Bash
A quick #FridayRead from my new short story series.
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I hold tight to my tear-soaked pillow, wanting the sun to set again, but it’s too late. Morning is here and reality is in my face.
His arm wrapped tight around me is supposed to give comfort and protection, but it doesn’t. His loving embrace is false. A mask. A deterrent to his truth. And foolishly, I let it stay in place. Maybe because I’m too scared to move it. Maybe it’s because I don’t want to get up. Or maybe it’s because I want to wear the mask too.
If I could rewind time, I wouldn’t. I want to act like yesterday didn’t happen. Like the argument was just a bad…
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