How? How can you restore years...hopes...dreams? This is a question I pondered while watching Ava DuVernay's Netflix series "When They See Us", but it especially echoed in my heart while watching Oprah's interview of the real life men of the Central Park 5 case, better known now as The Exonerated Five. If you haven't watched… Continue reading Restoring Innocence
Yes, you! The blogging community. There is something so pure about letting my creative juices flow through the keys onto this computer screen. It's different from recording videos. Somehow it feels more...personable. Maybe it's because I'm an introvert and would rather be able to communicate with others without actually having to engage in verbal conversation.… Continue reading I Miss You!
Happy Social Work Month! Maybe I'm a little biased, but I think Social Work is one of the best professions IN THE WORLD! In honor of this month and these amazing people, I am reposing my Social Work appreciation post from last year here and adding the link to my Youtube video titled "All About… Continue reading It’s That Time Of The Year Again…
It's been a little over 5 months that I've been living in Florida and I still can't shake the feeling of missing parts of my life from Cincinnati. At the same time, there are things about Florida that I'm loving so much that sometimes I think I'll never get used to them. So many mixed… Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds
So...I don't know if anyone has noticed, but I've been pretty MIA from the blogging world for a couple of months (like, 2, Laketra...let's not be dramatic lol). Besides still adjusting to life back in Florida, I have FINALLY obtained enough courage to start a new hobby: YouTube Although I will spend a lot of… Continue reading Abandoning WordPress for Youtube?
One year ago today, I sat next to my husband in our tiny apartment and published my first blog post. Usually on the first anniversary of an event, people say something like, "Has it been a year already?!" In this case, I'm more so saying to myself, "Has it ONLY been a year?!" It feels… Continue reading Laketra BFF Turns 1!
...and I'm surprised the movie wasn't released in theaters. I've seen a couple Facebook posts of people calling the movie "trash", but I actually liked it. This post isn't going to be a review of the movie, just my thoughts and feelings about it. I'm not going to explain the plot or give a play… Continue reading I Finally Watched Bird Box…