Twenty years ago, I was depressed. I felt crazed. I didn’t want to die — but I didn’t want to live in a hostile world that made no sense to me.
On April 26, 2021, The Good Doctor, a medical drama, aired Episode 15 “Waiting.”
This episode wanted to deal with current social and political issues. The story line involves two mothers Carina and Taryn and their young sons Mason (9 years old) and Ethan (8-1/2 years old) who were on opposite sides of a fictitious and undefined Prop 266 protest.
Officially, the United States has three levels of elections:
It is an ugly beast! And black people across the globe are intimately familiar with its loathsomeness.
It is the heavy cross we bear on our black backs! It is the waking nightmare that follows us on the streets, in our schools, in the workplace, in church, and even in the relationships between black men and black women (or lack thereof). For a black person, like me, there is no escape.
Life has always been fracking hard… and getting harder.
He died yesterday.
I fell madly, deeply, and truly in love with him on a beautiful, sunny day in 1980.
A simple life is being intentional about what you do; what you own; and who you spend time with. ~ Brian Gardner