“Service With A Smile” Is Racism and Misogyny

A few weeks ago, I went grocery shopping with my daughter and as our cashier, a young black woman, scanned and bagged our groceries, I was struck by the fact that she seemed absolutely miserable. It reminded me of my days working as a retail cashier and server and how demeaning and demoralizing most ofContinue reading ““Service With A Smile” Is Racism and Misogyny”

Mercury Is Not to Blame For Y’all Ain’t-Shitness

My friends have been talking about Mercury being in retrograde all week, and while they were showing out all over social media yesterday because of it, I started thinking about a date I went on a while back. A few months ago, I was at my favorite Caribbean spot eating fish and rice & peasContinue reading “Mercury Is Not to Blame For Y’all Ain’t-Shitness”