I don’t get no respect

Rodney Dangerfield was an American stand-up comedian and actor known for his catchphrase: “I tell you, I don’t get no respect!”  His monologues would go on and on about how no one respected him. He was also famous for one-liners that talked about mistreatment and lack of respect. Here’s one: “When I was a kid…

You are going to get dirty

If you have ever gotten your car stuck in the mud, you know that it can be a major pain to get unstuck. No matter what kind of vehicle you drive you can get it stuck, and if you get stuck you are going to need help to get it unstuck.  If you google how…

A tale of three mothers

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to talk to mothers from very different backgrounds and cultures. This blog is about a tale of three of those mothers who seem to be very different. One mother is a chocolate woman who lives in a small apartment in West Jackson.  One mother is a vanilla woman…