Bethlehem Marketplace and a Chicken in a Box

We went to Bethlehem Marketplace Sunday afternoon. It's an annual event put on by Calvary Baptist Church here in Warren. I'm always kind of surprised when people are shocked that I will gladly reference the Bible, sing a hymn, and am even able to step foot inside a place of worship without bursting into flame. Okay, the … Continue reading Bethlehem Marketplace and a Chicken in a Box

Christmas Parades and Santa Anxiety

We were in the Christmas parade last night. Me and the girls. My cousin owns a salon and she entered her and her stylists as a unit. She and her girls and my girls were elves.  I drove their sleigh. Which was a purple Jeep decked out in Christmas lights.  Peep dis. So much fun.  … Continue reading Christmas Parades and Santa Anxiety

Louis Tuesday (on Wednesday) and Pauper’s Graves

Yesterday was a long, weird day. I did not get my Louis Tuesday done. I'm doing it now. You can take off half the points if you want. At this point it really doesn't matter. I'm in the hole in most domains of my life. Blogging may as well join the group. So I've always … Continue reading Louis Tuesday (on Wednesday) and Pauper’s Graves

Kevin Hines and Suicide

Kevin Hines jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge on Sept. 24, 2000. He's become a brain/mental health advocate, memoirist, documentary filmmaker, and international speaker on the issue of mental health and suicide. I had a chance to sit down with Kevin Thursday when he spoke at SUNY Fredonia. I'll post audio of the presentation when … Continue reading Kevin Hines and Suicide

Rum & Coke and Drunk at Work

So TimeHop reminded me that this day last year was a really fun day. When officers perform field sobriety tests on drivers they suspect to be drunk, they look for certain clues. But in order to conduct field sobriety tests that are admissible as evidence in court, they have to be trained. How do you … Continue reading Rum & Coke and Drunk at Work