• Happy New Year: We’re Stepping on Necks All 2021!

    It is time for a fresh start – a new beginning. It is time to live the life you have always dreamt about when you were younger. This is the year. This is your year! Happy New Year! It is three weeks into the new year but for some strange reason, this is my very first post for 2021. I have been thinking of ways to be a better blogger but I realized that no one is perfect and I will make mistakes. I am confident that I will get better at this, so please stay with me for what is to come. What are my goals for 2021? Like…

  • Staying Afloat

    It has been exactly four months since I lost my mother and it has been the hardest four months of my life. I feel like everything is going downhill and the fact that she is not here bothers me every single day. I know it “okay” to cry because I do most days, but that’s not helping.  I miss talking to her on the phone so much, it hurts. I always wanted to be on the phone with her even if we were just there and not speaking at all. When it got too quiet, I would ask “mommy weh ya do … that’s why me nuh like call yu…

  • How are you?

    How are you? How are you today? How are you feeling? At least one person asks us one of those questions every day. You are already thinking about the answer and that is great. However, the answer you decided on is not the answer you really want to give. Let me guess, “I’m fine”, I’m doing good”, “I’m alright” or as many Jamaicans would put it “me good man”. But really and truly, how are you? Like you and many others, my answer is always “I’m alright, you?” That way, I flip the question and all the attention is now on the other person. As of late, that question is…