Stop Telling Me To Vote!

This election year is by far the most insane spectacle I have ever witnessed in American politics. Radicalism is at an all time high – regardless of political stance – and the “candidates” could possibly be the absolute worst that this nation has to offer. The American people are bombarded with propaganda on a daily basis…

Solidarity With Leslie

As a white woman in America, there are a lot of shitty things that I do not have to endure. In fact, there are probably way too many to list. For one, I don’t have to deal with racism, covert or blatant. Society in general looks at me differently than it does women of color.…

My Failed Attempt at Faith 

I wanted to believe in God. I really, really tried. When I was younger, I found it easy to buy into the concept of God, and of Christianity. After 9/11, I thought I was doing the ‘Christian’ thing by joining the military. There was a certain level of ‘holy war’ mentality amongst my kind of…

Brick’s Drum Therapy Matrix

It’s time.  All the hours and days of hard work, meticulous preparation, bloody sweat, fighting through frustrations and setbacks, and pushing all the limits to be the best we can be – has all prepared us for this moment.  Now, we’re getting our game-face on.  Now, we’re reeling in our mind to perfect focus, stretching…

It’s Different for Girls

I love being a woman. In fact, given the choice between being male or female, I would choose to be a woman, every time. Even with all the bullshit that comes along with being female–the lower pay, the pressure to conform to traditional societal standards (getting married, having kids, being a “good” wife), the hormones,…