The manuscript Blue Lines is the fictional coming of age narrative of a young California woman Key Yemaya Walker, and her 2 year growing journey through school, love, and life period piece, written by Kenneth Suffern, Jr., taking place at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill between the years of 1997 – 1998. Loosely based on true events, and experiences during that time, told through the eyes and voice of the main female protagonist, a freshman first attending the school.
I think we as people are oxymorons of ourselves, we have beliefs that we place on other people, but do not adhere by them ourselves.
Seeing your favorite artist perform with a collection of amazing artists is great.
Seeing her perform alone again that same night, and perform one of your favorite songs is not overload…just doubly amazing.
Sometimes, music says the things, answers the questions, or just makes up for what remains unsaid.
It’s amazing to realize how similar you are to someone.
Having stalkers isn’t cool.
Helping friends is.
Sometimes people take things that were not meant for them incorrectly. It’s not all about you all the time.
I understand people are hyped the NFL football is back, but preseason games (all sports) are meaningless games where you can lose players. Continue reading
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Today family and family friend’s celebrate my father’s 75th birthday, the Platinum anniversary. It is amazing to think of all the things that he’s seen, experienced and done during that time.
He’s lived through World War II, served in Korea, was station and boxed in Japan. Saw Vietnam, 2 Gulf Wars. He saw the World Trade Center erected and saw the day that it fell.
Many things that we were taught through school he experienced, the Civil Rights movement and was around during the Black Panthers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. he saw the first man go to the moon, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, and Robert Kennedy. Witnessed to U.S. Presidents go through impeachment processes. Saw Mandela jailed, and then freed and saw him speak in Atlanta at Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd stadium.