I have talked about my sense of hope for this year throughout the last couple of weeks. Some of that hope was rocked in the last two weeks after the riot and attack on the Capitol, but a new beginning that started at 12:00 pm on January 20, 2021 in which Joseph R. Biden, Jr.… Continue reading President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s Inauguration: A New Beginning
I didn’t want to read Untamed by Glennon Doyle upon its release in March 2020. I’d first heard about it on Good Morning America when the author spoke with Robin Roberts about the book and her journey towards being “untamed”. I thought “Wow this woman is pretentious. Why would I want to hear about this… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project: Untamed – Living Young, Wild and Free
I am writing this on the day before the Inauguration Day for Joseph R. Biden Jr. and the last full day of Donald Trump’s presidency. He will be leaving the White House on Wednesday morning without attending his successor’s initiation into the Presidency of the United States, which is probably better for everyone involved. No… Continue reading President Donald Trump’s Legacy: The Bull in a China Shop That Left a Mess in His Wake and No One Wants to Clean It Up
I heard about the book I’ve Been Thinking…: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life a couple of years ago but hadn’t opened for the book for one reason or another. This journey of self-discovery seemed like the best time to finally read it. I’ve Been Thinking… is a collection of thoughts from Maria… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project: I’ve Been Thinking…It’s Time for a Better Me
I was going to write about all the happenings in the state of Georgia this week, but it seems like peanuts compared to what I witnessed on TV yesterday in Washington, D.C. I tuned it to ABC yesterday afternoon to witness the Joint Sessions of Congress to confirm Joseph R. Biden as President of the… Continue reading A Dark Day in American History
I’m a little late to the party, but I finally watched Wonder Woman 1984. I was excited to see it, but a little apprehensive as I’ve seen several reviews on social media and other internet outlets stating that this movie was horrible. Nevertheless, I pressed on. I will say that the first movie was better… Continue reading Wonder Woman 1984 is Overtly Political, No Matter What the Cast and Crew Say
would watch considering my fandom for The Masked Singer. I finally had a chance to watch the first show last night. I was hoping for that certain je ne sais quoi that The Masked Singer has had since the beginning of its premiere in the United States in 2019. However, I wasn’t super impressed with… Continue reading Which is Better: The Masked Singer or The Masked Dancer?
I can’t believe it’s finally December 31st and we will be ringing a new year soon. It’s been one hell of a year that in which I’m still trying to reflect on the positives. This year has been one of growth and change whether I liked it or not. It’s also been one about attitude… Continue reading My Reflection on One of the Hardest Years We’ve Had to Endure
I’ve talked openly about my struggles with anxiety and depression in the past on this blog. I’ve also talked about my love for reading and how we can gain lessons and knowledge from every book we read. I posted in May about how there were several books that I thought gave me different outlooks on… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project
We had many iconic pop culture moments throughout the year before and during the pandemic. Some of them are not new by any means, but they really affected me in some way shape or form and have brought me some form of sanity. Here are my top 10 pop culture obsessions of 2020: 10. Dude… Continue reading My Top 10 Pop Culture Obsessions of 2020
2020 can be described in many ways, including a dumpster fire, s***show, crappy or terrible. The news stories this year have really exemplified that this has been one of the worst years in recent history. I ranked my thoughts on what I thought were the top 10 news stories below, some of which I have… Continue reading My Top 10 News Stories of 2020
It’s obvious if you have followed along with this blog or if you know me personally that reading is one of my hobbies. I used to be an avid reader before I had kids; there was one year that I read over 50 books (I know there’s people that have read over 100, which is… Continue reading These are a Few of My Favorite…Books in 2020
The founder of Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy, is fed up with waiting for the government to get their act together to help small businesses get back on their feet during the coronavirus pandemic. He established a fund on December 17th along with 30 Day Fund, a nonprofit organization, to help small businesses that are suffering… Continue reading Coronavirus Relief Comes from a Stool…Barstool Sports Fund That Is
It appeared that Congress FINALLY came up with and passed a $900 billion bill that included COVID-19 relief and government funding for the people that needed it on Monday. The bill allowed for a whopping $600 per person for those making up to $75,000 per year and $1,200 for a married couple that made up… Continue reading How Many Idiots Does It Take to Come Up with a Stimulus Package?
We all know that pardons are a controversial thing for a president to do, especially with our current president who seems to walk, and controversy will follow him. President Trump had a last dance of sorts in his final days as president in the form of pardoning fifteen individuals for various crimes. Most of them… Continue reading Last Dances Come in the Form of Pardons