Homeless on Thanksgiving

“Camile, Melanie, Rachel, Erica, Vernon, Brittany, come downstairs and help get this house ready!” my mom shouted. The six of us begrudgingly strolled down the stairs knowing that, for the remainder of Wednesday evening, we would have to help clean the house in preparation for the Thanksgiving feast. We dusted. We mopped. We vacuumed. We… Continue reading Homeless on Thanksgiving

BEING PREGNANT WAS ONE OF THE WORST EXPERIENCES OF MY LIFE

I, dressed in a suit and heels, stood in front of the bench, with a box of Kleenex strategically placed nearby. I knew I was going to need it. “Ms. Lindsay, what is your client’s position?” asked the impatient Judge. I quickly reached into the box, grabbed a piece of Kleenex, and vigorously wiped my… Continue reading BEING PREGNANT WAS ONE OF THE WORST EXPERIENCES OF MY LIFE