Hide Yo Kids.

You know, sometimes as Barbadians we bury our heads in the sand and pretend everything’s ok. Maybe it’s because certain situations are not up front and personal in our space, in our little bubble, which sets us apart from the harsh reality of life … a concept of which is described in this very interesting post. Surprisingly enough, it was written since Feb 28 with no comments or even an ackowledgement. Wonder why …
Take note Barbados; our children are our future and how we raise them will determine what kind of future we have … just saying.


I was 22 when I started thinking of getting a vehicle. To be honest, I was starting to hate the bus – the unreliability, the aching feet, the rubbing up next to sweaty, (occasionally) pervy men.

bus speeding …No.

So I settled on a vitara. No one warned me about the extent of the driver-prices. It’s getting serious. The idea of car payments induces headaches. I no longer have qualms about asking for $20 in gas. My two year old is starting to think of the empty-tank noise as the car’s start-up song.

gas tank blog This is at least $7.50 in gas. We could do an island tour on this.

I drive a lot, because I’m on internship until summer, and my internship site is f.a.r. I get to work with adolescent students suspended from school for various reasons – weapons, fighting teachers, rudeness, violence, sex, you name it. Kids do some crazy…

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Barbadian mother and lover of laughter; story teller and best-selling author; happy to follow God's lead and to live my mantra: "you've gotta be a rainbow in the lives of others when it rains."

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