Multimedia Creator, Writer, Educator, Nonprofit Organizer
The Plan Was To Take Route 66
I took myself for a drive today. I had a plan, a destination in mind. I came to the split in the highway and my intuition said “Guthrie.” This destination felt different inside than the plan I originally had. I felt my solar plexus. I turned off Maps. I went.
Sampson and Delilah
Sampson’s feet pound the pavement of his usual path. He likes to run, no really, he actually enjoys it. He isn’t the type of runner who sets goals and keeps timing and pacing records in an app, you know runner-runners. He’s the type of runner that does it because it feels good. It’s the same reason he goes on long walks with his camera, long walks through art galleries, long walks through parts of town he hasn’t been to in a while - long walks through the corners of his imagination.
Maeve Meets the Multiverse
Sirens are wailing and lights are blinking. Dolly drops her Akashic book and runs to the MMB. She quickly scans the screens and then announces over the loudspeaker, “We’ve got a major awakening happening in Sector 7. Merlin - Get your sweet cheeks in here, you’ve got a live wire!” Merlin comes running in. Her human – Maeve – is ready to officially meet. Dolly continues to yell with delight over the loudspeaker: “Oh my gawd. It’s happening, it’s friggin’ finally happening!”
My mom and I chased down Sinclair gas stations like an orgastic beacon of light. Not sure if you’ve ever been to one, so allow me to paint you a slight word picture. Their company colors are the kind of classic Christmas you see on the Tabasco sauce and Hormel chili logos. Their company mascot is a green Brontosaurus named DINO - and all of these facts are some of Mama’s favorite things in life.
Annie Christmas Goes to The Farm
Annie Christmas felt she was set up to fail in life. To the objective observer, her deduction seems fair enough. Annie was raised in an environment where she was scrutinized and othered and pressured by the majority for most of her upbringing. This occurred because she was the only black girl in her rural, all white, bayou town.
Minnie walked through life collecting moments and insignia and affirmations and energy from the universe, an understanding - unknowingly. Minnie walked through life without knowing that’s what she was collecting. She was collecting the future, past, present, the maiden, mother, crone.