Shoot the Ball, Part II. Learning to Lose.

Life is not a game or a competition. I think the best analogy I have heard is that it is a journey. And even that suggests a linear path that has not come to fruition in my own personal life. Life just is. But I like to think of things in terms of sports becauseContinue reading “Shoot the Ball, Part II. Learning to Lose.”

Ruha Benjamin, America’s Professor McGonagall

I am going to give you a little Ruha and hope that a little Ruha here and there will keep the Nazis at bay. Because Lord knows we can’t keep them away, white supremacy and our precious country are synonymous after all. So, please meet Dr. Ruha Benjamin, an American Professor McGonagall.

Shoot the Ball. No Matter What.

As a teenager, I found endless energy for basketball. I remember spending countless days and evenings in hot gymnasiums with 10-12 other sweaty girls. We learned plays; we practiced motions, and we worked hard; then we slouched off, laughed and fought. Mostly, we played basketball. And some of us learned about life from some amazingContinue reading “Shoot the Ball. No Matter What.”

A Basketball Tutorial and More!

Welcome back to the Writer for some more… Basketball! The Writer loves sports because they bring us all together. But if you want to skip ahead then use the menu below! I. Intro II. History of Basketball III. Objective of Basketball IV. Notes & Sources Welcome Back! It’s been a minute and the world isContinue reading “A Basketball Tutorial and More!”

Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.

Big Book Breakdown. Book 1, Rising Strong By Brené Brown. Episode 1, the Introduction. Welcome to Episode 1 of The Big Book Breakdown! [Book] Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love Parent, and Lead [Author] Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW. Researcher. Storyteller. Texan. This is something I have been wantingContinue reading “Big Book Breakdown. Rising Strong. Brené Brown.”

The Break-Up By JazRob & Herstun

You don’t trust me, so you’re not honest with me. I expect you to trust me. I never expect anyone to trust me.  I’m usually the one trying to figure out how to convince people to trust me. But not you… Can’t you see? I expect you to trust me. Because I trust us.  Truly. Continue reading “The Break-Up By JazRob & Herstun”