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The Last 43 Minutes in Vegas

The Last 43 Minutes in Vegas

Yay sex! …and no one had to leave the shower to turn on another round of Bubble Guppies, no one had to shove all the laundry baskets against the bedroom door and when the barricade didn’t hold jump up excited to be of service as if sex didn’t exist, or answer their well meaning FIL’s questions as he “just stopped by” to fix something that did in fact really need fixing, or fend off cute little furry puppy faces that wanted a kiss too and had somehow managed to work together to push open the bedroom door again, because their crafty like that, even without thumbs. Continue reading

Be My NaNoWriMo Buddy!?!                   And an excerpt from the Second Tainted Novel: Guardians of Hope

Be My NaNoWriMo Buddy!?! And an excerpt from the Second Tainted Novel: Guardians of Hope

As Tansy pulled up to Yamato’s street he craned his head to see who the lights and sirens were for. An ambulance was waiting along the curb and police men were scouring the area. He watched two of them hike up the stairs and into his house, carrying plastic bags and kits. To his horror officers shoved his father out, hands handcuffed behind his back, blood flecked across his shirt. Continue reading

Academia, Love Me Back

Academia, Love Me Back

Originally posted on TIFFANY MARTÍNEZ:
My name is Tiffany Martínez. As a McNair Fellow and student scholar, I’ve presented at national conferences in San Francisco, San Diego, and Miami. I have crafted a critical reflection piece that was published in a peer-reviewed journal managed by the Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education…