Remembering Yesterday


These are the haunting photos of Alzheimer’s patients who see only their younger selves in the mirror. My grandfather passed away w/ Alzheimer’s in 2009. For years we watched his slow deterioration with the disease. These photos touched my heart.  Thank you Tom Hussey for creating these touching photos. Alzheimer’s is a disease that attacks…

New York Hip Hop Tour


I love Hip Hop and I especially love my NYC. The two were made for one another. And now we have the first walking hip hop history tour. Artist Jay Shells has placed signs bearing song lyrics in the areas that inspired them around New York City. “It’s a homage to New York hip hop. New…

Bears On Drugs


  Brown bears sniff kerosene and gasoline from containers left in the Kronotsky Nature Reserve in the far east of Russia. They take deep breaths for minutes at a time before digging a shallow hole and lying in a ‘nirvana’ position. Something about this photo tickled me this morning.

ATTEN-HUT!


I read an article today about souvenirs and mementos left by loved ones on the grave markers at Arlington Cemetery. The story and pictures truly touched my heart. I couldn’t imagine being the woman newly married awaiting my husband’s return or the little girl wondering when is mommy coming home. In my mind, sacrificing your…

Engage Me


  You meet someone and after a little time you determine that you’re interested in getting to know them better. For whatever reason, they managed to catch your attention, maybe they made you smile/giggle, or it’s just something about them that gets that good ole dopamine flowing. If you’re lucky then the feeling is mutual…

Baby Cured of HIV


  I was surprised to awake this morning to headlines of a baby being cured from HIV. Is it just a joke, something that risky individuals will use as a reason to continue their risky behaviour or is it finally true. I am a huge advocate for HIV Awareness/Prevention and stopping the mistreatment/stereotyping of HIV+…

The Numbers Are In


I’ve been blogging for about two years now and my numbers have been growing slowly. It’s not like I started blogging to have people flocking to my site. It was more about having a place online that I could just vent and allow people to know a little bit more about me, hence my tag…