Election Depression

The elction results and aftermath fallout has many thrown into deep stages of grief (Kubler Ross, 1969): denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance.  Cycling through various stages feels often like Dorothy tumbling through a Kansas tornado leaving us bewildered, exhausted, and upset.  No doubt.   Before liquidating your assets and escaping to the Dominican … More Election Depression

A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD

Let’s take a nostalgic walk back to the 70’s to St. Louis City. St. Louis 1975 Statistics Data provided by Disaster Center Population: 4, 777,000 Number of violent crimes: 2,521 Murder: 505 Rape (reported): 1200 Robberies: 11,657 Aggrivated robbery: 11,675 Aggravated assault: 11, 159 The cops who trained my dad were “old timers” from the 40’s … More A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD

Mastering an Interrogation: A Cop’s Kid Skill

Mature audiences only please.  Have you ever started sweating profusely when caught by a teacher during school for something while questioned?  Have you ever had to deal with an overly ambitious TSA worker?  Have you ever had to talk your way out of a ticket?  These are all basic skills children of cops master at … More Mastering an Interrogation: A Cop’s Kid Skill

Lifting the Veil Behind the Flashing Lights: A Cop’s Daugter’s Take on Cop Intrigue

Mature readers only. People are infatuated by cops. Look at the unending slew of cop shows. One of my favorite when I was younger was the show, Cops. I watched this one a lot when I was a pre-teen. I watched it because I didn’t see a lot of my dad then and I was … More Lifting the Veil Behind the Flashing Lights: A Cop’s Daugter’s Take on Cop Intrigue

Cheesy Brazilian Bread Recipe – Receta- Pan de Yucca

Recipe in Spanish and English – Receta es en español y inglés. Variations of this bread roll are known around South America.  My husband’s family in the Chocó region in Colombia, which is nestled deep in the Jungle and borders the Western Colombian Coast, make these on a daily basis to go along with a … More Cheesy Brazilian Bread Recipe – Receta- Pan de Yucca

Cages & True Freedom

Cages come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Many of us are invulnerability thrown inside cages in childhood because of traumas we’ve experienced. And When as an adult, what feels normal is to go from one cage to another. Sometimes transferring to a prettier cage made of gold and decorated and gems and draped in … More Cages & True Freedom