As of this posting, we (my family and friends) are at about Day 9-10 of a self-imposed/mandatory quarantine. Now, my parents are Baby Boomers. I had a grandma that farmed. … Continue reading March Madness: This Is Where We At?
I have a confession. The first time I went Trick or Treating, I was 8. I went with my cousins in North St. Louis city. Even in retrospect, I wasn’t … Continue reading Why I Stopped Taking My Kids Trick Or Treating
The world we live in today, you could easily be wrapped in fear. Seriously! With police killings, racism, internet trolls being at an all-time high, being afraid is the new normal. It’s … Continue reading The Absence Of Fear: It’s Never Too Late To Be Unafraid
‘Self-care’ seems equally simple and complicated. We know that self-care can be any and everything: from a Starbucks visit to a 10 day stay in Oahu. We know that no … Continue reading Self-Care Is Not A Discriminator Of Persons. Neither Should We Be.
“If you are silent about your pain, they will kill you and say you enjoyed it.” -Zora Neale Hurston It was my husband that told me my swag was low. … Continue reading The People That Say They Love You When You Don’t How To Love You.
SEPTEMBER HAS ARRIVED! It’s back to school time. The weather is changing, the world is shifting gears getting ready for the holiday season…there’s so much to do. The time is … Continue reading You Need You
I never understood why my mother took so long with her baths. I never understood why my mother would take her bath after we all went to bed. I never … Continue reading Why Does Mama’s Bathwater Gotta Be So Hot?
Admin Note: This piece uses strong language, and is frank with its candor concerning activism. It is important such pieces be written as it makes plain the frustration which sometimes … Continue reading Not Today…