While completing my census form on yesterday, the option for chocolate people were Black, African American or Negro.  WTF? Negro?  The only option missing was “colored.”  I tell you.  The more things change, the more they stay the same. Today I was reading Brainwashed by Tom Burrell, and there was an image of a sign […]

Shorty’s Breakthrough: I Am Cleaning

Yes, I am actually removing clutters of papers that I have allowed to overtake my personal space.  Do you realize how much stuff you keep because you think you’re going to need it at some point? I’m about to scan it and get rid of it. I am also cleaning emotionally.  During my 40 day […]

Shorty Says: Things Needed

I have realized that putting things in the Universe and on social media and blogs yield great results.  Therefore, I am posting my need list more for spiritual purposes than anything. Heavy-duty shredder – I need a $100+ shredder for half the price Gym shoes – size 8 Dresses – size 4 Mac Book Pro […]

My Graphic and Web Design Classes Started

I am really elated right now.  I started my graphic and web design classes.  I took HTML this week.  I’ll be taking Illustrator on next week.  I can’t wait to learn Flash.  I am going to have Shorty dancing across the screen. I would also like to repair old photos.  Not just for monetary purpose, […]

My Writing Assignments Are Going Well

I am a journalist for How They Living Ain’t No Joke, the baby of George and Peytyn Willborn.  Quite exciting. Also, I am editing True Elegance Magazine.  OK, I only did two stories.  Just know that the ones that are grammatically correct and easy to read are mine. I contributed to our church’s history book […]

Make NO Small Moves

This advice was given to me by Zondra Hughes, author of Living The Ebony Life, editor at N’Digo MagaPaper, and my new writing coach.  She shared this with me as I shared my writing goals with her.  Essentially, the main thing I need right now is someone to report my progress to.  I’m always writing, […]

So Much Good Stuff Going On

First, I will be taking Adobe classes through the Workforce Investment Act.  What does that mean?  FREE! Second, I am going to start researching my target market for The Write Design Company tomorrow.  There are un-tapped markets waiting for me. Third, I’m enjoying comedy writing more this session.  I think it is because we have […]

My Thoughts on Letter from Census Bureau

I got this letter from the Census Bureau telling me that the information I provide will be used to “help each community get its fair share of government funds for highways, schools, health facilities, and many other programs you and your neighbors need.  Without a complete, accurate census, your community may not receive its fair […]