Silence. No television, no music, no lights. Nothing. Just me and my brain [let’s call her Anastasia] clearing my thoughts … okay, and maybe a glass [several glasses] of wine! On most evenings during the week, after having a full day of work, I kick off my shoes, then set my bag, keys, junk mail and bills on… Continue reading September: Meditation, Reflection and Focus
I remember it like it was yesterday. May 2002. There I was, in my crisply pressed black cap and gown, sitting under a big white tent with a few hundred young adults like myself. The heels of my brand-new fancy black fabric pumps from Nine West were slowly sinking into the muddy lawn – thanks to the previous night’s… Continue reading Women’s History Month. Be Fearless.
Self-love. We’ve all heard this term and I’m sure many of us tell ourselves that we could use more of it on a daily basis as we deal with the trials and tribulations of life. But, I’d like to share with you all a wonderful piece of written work that a fellow blogger and friend has… Continue reading Self-Love
Twist outs. Braid outs. Bantu knots. Wash and go. Big chop. The LOC Method. TWA. The terms and acronyms go on and on. These are just some of the words I have learned along the way as I have tried to understand my kinky curly coily locs during my transition from chemically relaxed hair to… Continue reading My 1st Year “Natural Hair Transition” Anniversary
In honor of Black History Month this February, I decided that I would share with you all a little of my own family’s history and my memory of a special person. As some of you already know, I am in the process of writing a historical fiction book based on my family – specifically my great grandmother, Buena Vista… Continue reading A Little of My Own Black History …
If you are anything like me, you have spent many nights, before hitting the town with friends or going on hot date, in a frustrated wardrobe frenzy. You swing open your closet door and optimistically start trying on clothes, matching tops and bottoms in different variations, then trying on dresses, and finally – as a… Continue reading Fashion 101: The Shop Your Closet Challenge
Hey there, gorgeous! Long time no see. How have you been girl?! You look great! What have you done with yourself? Have you lost weight? Do you have a new hair style? Girrrrl, do you have a new boo? MmmHmm. Whatever it is, YOU ARE FABULOUS. Yes, it has been quite some time since I… Continue reading Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself …