I’ve already written about adjusting to this self-quarantine now that the Coronavirus is sweeping our country. Being accustomed to a fairly hectic schedule, I’m not the only one in my family adjusting. Ironically from this horrible crisis, some good business ideas are springing forth. Continue reading “Silver Linings: Coronavirus led us to Ja’Ville and new creative projects”
In the US South, superstition is a given. I grew up in a very diverse neighborhood, and regardless of skin color, many people I loved were quite superstitious.
As a young adult, I found it quaint. As a mature adult, I find myself still keeping those traditions to ward off bad luck and bring the good luck in.
One superstition reigned above all else in my grandmother and mother’s minds, though. Continue reading “Yes, we keep New Year’s traditions to ward off bad luck”
Five or six years ago I remember the meme “Florida Man” popping up on social media. There was a rebirth recently with ‘memesters’ recommending people input the term “Florida Man” into a search bar and add their birthday to see what popped up. The term is now part of the pop culture media canon, with the equivalent “Florida Woman” gaining ground as well. These themes have potential for all manner of art. There is, however, a serious equality problem with these memes. Continue reading “‘Florida Man’, ‘Florida Woman’: Arts potential crosses all genres”