Why I Don’t Do Cliques…

I’m upset about your President of US accepting McChrystal’s resignation. I have my own reasons, mainly, I felt that McChrystal did nothing that most war-scarred humans do when stressed, they poke fun at those that have never been through what they have. Further, McChrystal was a decorated soldier, well received by his soldiers, and regarded Read the full article…

Vaccination: Q7

Interesting discussion arose at lunch today. The lab ratvolunteer known in this series as the sustainable agriculturist asked the Kenyan neurology student a line of questions. I knew she wanted to ask an awkward question, because she started with, “Well, you aren’t really African, right?” He looked at her with the blank expression that black Read the full article…

Aaron McGruder’s Tyler Perry: Just Another Gay Joke From The Emasculated Black Man?

So, I stayed up and watched Boondocks last night, and I must say Aaron McGruder is trying to turn this season around something fierce. In the episode entitled,”Pause”, the show begins with the boys and Granddad watching a play. The play shows a man dressed like Tyler Perry’s Madea character walking on stage while a Read the full article…

Vaccination: Q5

So I woke up this morning, got my vital signs checked, laid down for another hour, and got stuck in both arms…again. In some ways, I’m being extremely nice about this because it is a sister that is doing it, but I’ve definitely got to make sure she only sticks me in my right arm. Read the full article…

Beginner’s Notes About “The Black Thing”

There seems to be an on-going discussion that I find slightly disturbing. It sort of correlates with what I discussed in the “Q4” post about the term “nigger”. There seems to be a growing belief that just being black is going to create some black nation, or black pride. Without vision a people perish. The Read the full article…

Vaccination: Q3

Day four of my being sequesterd away from the world. Starting to adjust and adapt to the patterns around here, taking advantage of the time away from my own world. I enjoyed a great conversation yesterday with the agriculturist’s associates about movies, made me really want to increase my overall media analysis. The experience really Read the full article…

Vaccination: Q1

The second day of the vaccination processes is called “Q1”. I’ve yet to feel any of the effects of the Streptococcus pneumoniae, or any secondary effects of typhiod. None of the others have complained of anything other than boredom. I’m still being slightly antisocial, primarily just involving myself in the discussions when I’m in the Read the full article…