Hello! Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Dena, a woman in her 50’s with a slightly abnormal way of looking at life.Read more "Step Inside My Head"
But, when she tried to pass, the armed guard raised his bayonet. She went a little further and tried again. Once again, raised bayonets and cold, mean stares. That’s when she realized the men she thought would protect her only wanted to block and prevent her from entering the school. With nowhere else to go, she needed to get back to the bus stop. As she began to walk away, her tormenters stepped in behind her.Read more "Their Only Sin – Part Two"
Discovering the extent of injustice suffered by black people broke my heart, and guilt consumed me. I’ve been asked how I could feel guilty about something I didn’t do. My answer. I am white, and I am from the south. How could I not?Read more "Their Only Sin – Part One"
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.Read more "Protected: IT HAPPENED TO ME – THE BEGINNING"
First, I’ll set the scene.Tuesday’s MAGA Rally in Hershey, PA. As per the norm, seated behind POTUS (and, therefore, always on camera) is a group of the most enthusiastic, over-the-top Trump fans you’ll ever see. During his speech, we suddenly see these people start pointing and booing at something in the crowd seated opposite them. […]Read more "Cult Mentality"
Part I: Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe – I met Natalie and I Let Go The year was 1981. I was 17, fresh out of high school and very naive. My life, thus far, had been sheltered. I’d spent very little time outside the comfort zone of the suburbia where I was raised. I decided I’d […]Read more "Finding Fault With My Southern Roots"
Imagine a man so brazen with his infidelity that, while on a family vacation wth his wife and 3 kids, he has his mistress staying at a hotel nearby.Read more "“Nobody Repects Women More Than I Do. Nobody.”"
Jack and I both made a mistake. We both acted irresponsibly. Why am I the only one who has to suffer the consequences?Read more "Jill Hill Got Screwed"
I sometimes tell people we’re good friends…in my head.Read more "An Open Letter to Tip Harris, a.k.a. T.I."
I am 55 years old. Here’s a glimpse into what life was like the year I was born.Read more "Life in 1963"
A man accidentally brushed against my wife at Walmart and then said excuse me.”; “That’s why I’m always locked and loaded when I go to the store.”Read more "Shoot First, Ask Questions Later"