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Superwoman no more: its not easy to be me

Wish that I could cry
Fall upon my knees
Find a way to lie
About a home I’ll never see

It may sound absurd, but don’t be naive
Even heroes have the right to bleed
I may be disturbed, but won’t you concede
Even heroes have the right to dream
And it’s not easy to be me

– Five for Fighting – “Superman”

After writing [...]

Unemployed Black Woman ISO intelligent life online

My inbox is a restricted area!

When I got laid off, I did what any good job searcher does and put my resume on a few websites.  You know, making it work for me even when I’m not working, as the saying goes.  And the social media wonks talk about how important it is to network, [...]

The little hater = MY polar opposite

I am my own little hater. I’m stealing the terminology from Jay Smooth, hip-hop DJ and video blogger who have a shout-out to his little hater, the little voice inside your head that makes you doubt yourself and gets in the way of you doing stuff. Let’s just say that I’m totally feeling him [...]

Hair-raising issues

My hair is an old, disobedient dog. . .It goes where it wants, indoors or out, and generally exasperates me to the point that I want to get rid of it. [...]

High thread count

Would my life really be dismal if I had to do without Wamsutta Luxury Sateen 400 thread-count sheets, and all they represent? [...]