Signs

Signs: (Merriam Webster) Something (such as an action or event) which shows that something else exists, is true, or will happen. (Urban Dictionary) Signs are actions a person does/says to subtly indicate to another that they are interested in them, be it romantically or sexually. Life is really just a question of reading the signs. How often … More Signs

Function

  Function: (Merriam Webster) The special purpose or activity for which a thing exists or is used. (Urban Dictionary) A party, or a kick back. Special events, especially things like funerals and weddings, have the tendency to brings out the best and worst in people. I can’t recall one major event that I have attended where everything went … More Function

Solo

Solo: (Merriam Webster) Something that is done without another person. (Urban Dictionary) Single, only one person. When I was in college, I met a guy and fell deeply in love. Of course our relationship had ups and downs, but we were that couple that everyone swore was going to get married. Not only did I spend a … More Solo

Narcissistic

Narcissistic: (Merriam Webster) Love or sexual desire for one’s own body. (Urban Dictionary) Named after the Greek God Narcissus who was entirely infatuated with himself. So one who is, conceited, vain, arrogant, and “big-headed.” The older I become, the more I understand what the definition of “narcissism” means. It goes way beyond just being “stuck up” or … More Narcissistic

Ebonics

  Ebonics: (Merriam Webster) Black English. (Urban Dictionary) Ebonics is the language of African-American Ancestry, struggle, pain, intelligence, love, mercy, understanding, survival, resistance, and enjoyment. Ebonics, represents that warm place in the hearts of many of us African-Americans, when we think about our Ancestors, who could not speak nor understand English, but struggled to speak a language … More Ebonics

Procrastination

Procrastination: (Merriam Webster) To be slow or late about doing something that should be done : to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc. (Urban Dictionary) Avoiding doing something for as long as possible, sometimes not doing it at all. Well, I think the … More Procrastination

Shit

Shit: (Merriam Webster) Nonsense, crap. (Urban Dictionary) The most functional English word. My father used to tell me stories about how his older sister would stay up late at night and practice cursing because the kids at school used to pick on her. I can say that the practice worked, because ever since I’ve known … More Shit

Unresolved

Unresolved: (Merriam Webster) Not yet settled or decided. (Urban Dictionary) Unresolvable* The Obamacare website. The biggest piece of shit website in the whole wide world. Every page that you try to visit on this piece of crap website comes up with an error message that says “unresolvable”. Only the government could come up with a site that no … More Unresolved

Death

Death: (Merriam Webster) The end of life: the time when someone or something dies. (Urban Dictionary) Death is the end of life. When I was a kid, my grandmother had a friend named Ms. Fullerton. I believe they met each other at church. Ms. Fullerton was such a close friend of my grandmother’s that she even … More Death

Opinion

Opinion: (Merriam Webster) A belief, judgment, or way of thinking about something : what someone thinks about a particular thing (Urban Dictionary) Sometimes used as an excuse for someone to say anything they want.   My grandfather had been sick for my entire life. Sometime around the beginning of 2012 though, my grandfather became very ill and … More Opinion