a writer, a blogger, a wife, a mother, a sibling, and generally an excellent villager for those in my space. I am the author of Sister In The Shadow.
In the shadow, you learn to support, to encourage, to care for others, to silence your voice, and to postpone your own dreams, visions, and goals. Ofttimes Kim had difficulty recognizing herself because her identity had become that of the person in whose shadow she resided. Kim is no longer in the shadows. She is a blogger, storyteller, and excellent villager whose poignant, authentic, and often witty voice resonates with folks of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. At the request of readers, she compiled blog posts from her website with the same name. Her passion and purpose is to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by sharing her life journey.
I have had a love-hate relationship with technology for many years. I have been frustrated by mandated updates, spam, and lost data. My frustrations have come as a result of slow working processing systems and human mishaps. I wondered why devices have not been able to withstand my family dropping phones on the ground, dropping […]
Winning and losing means so many things to so many people. The terms winning and losing go beyond competitive games. I use the word “winning” to acknowledge or affirm actions or a set of circumstances that result in favorable outcomes. In my opinion, winning always has a positive connotation for the winner. Winners tend […]
“I love to be around people who retain a sense of childlike quality,” said Bryan Cranston when he appeared on the CBS Sunday Morning Show. His statement normalized my need to embrace laughter and opportunities to break from the heaviness of life to engage in a joke or a giggle. Past experiences that made me […]
I had every intention of writing something funny and spirited this week. Then, something happened that caused a distraction. Funny how one thing can spiral into many things and get in the way of the one good thing you planned for the day. I almost missed the opportunity to trigger my happy hormones focusing on […]