I Promise, I’m Not Spazzing Out

If you have ever had a class with someone who simply could not stop twitching or jerking in their seat, or maybe couldn’t resist the urge to make a noise at unpredictable times, there is a large possibility you were in the presence of someone suffering from Tourette syndrome. Tourette syndrome was discovered by Gilles de la Tourette in 1885, when he observed his key 9 patients exhibiting characteristics like involuntary movements, echolalia, echopraxia, coprolalia, and making strange
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I Do Solemnly Swear…

I’m one of those awesome people that will give you fun facts, quotes, and lessons for no apparent reason.
I do it constantly, but luckily not at an annoying rate; I like to think I’ve found a perfect balance.
Some months ago, while sipping on a watered down Coke and waiting for a waste of a high school basketball game to begin (it was a waste because they lost terribly), I randomly had the urge to teach my friends a short Continue reading I Do Solemnly Swear…

A Conversation

Elders say the darnedest things.
These old gems are constantly dropping knowledge on us young whipper snappers, and I love a chance to catch it.
It’s because of an old gem that my first homecoming as an alumna was one I will not forget.
I graduated from an HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), so I could spend hours on a list of why I had the time of my life, but what made it memorable was Continue reading A Conversation

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