Dorothy Dandridge: Rags, Riches, Rags, Appreciation

Pin-up beauty; Jazz Cotton Club Dancer;  Las Vegas Lounge Singer; Golden Globe Film Star.  Most importantly, she had that charm that drew the audience’s attention to her whole self.  She even had the personal friends and contacts like Marilyn Monroe, Pearl Bailey, Diahann Carroll, Marilyn Horne, Sammy Davis Jr, Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington.  She…

Ontology [Poetry]

We build our realities on just the skeleton of what we see, and we speak in hieroglyphics, and the prison door is open, but we sit in there waiting because after seeing the world through bars for so long, that’s the only way it looks right. Freedom ain’t no gift; it’s a curse; it’s a…

Why Creative People are Crazy!

This article is meant to help you understand crazy people! And if you don’t think you work around crazy people, then you may very well be the person I’m talking about! This article is for your pure entertainment, because every now and then, we need to take a break from being so serious and stressed…

Dating? Again? [Anonymous Non-Fiction]

Dating. Now there’s a word I never thought I would be saying again! Let’s just say that I am at an age (not antique) that I would consider settled and comfortable. I have my circle of close friends, family, children, and grandchildren. Settled! Friends have, for years, tried to introduce me to nice men but…