Friday, I took myself to lunch. Since I have been on this majority seafood diet, I decided to go to Red Lobster. LIGHT BULB MOMENT: Funny, there was a time when I wouldn't dare to go out to eat, go to the movies or do much of anything by myself. At some point in my … Continue reading Words From A Stranger
I don't like water. I don't. Okay, there are a few exceptions like when I have been outside in the heat and then it's all I want. When I have worked out, "WATER PLEASE!" Let me not forget about the morning after taking a few drinks back. Yeah... Exceptions complete. Despite my disliking of water, … Continue reading H2O
There was a time when I didn't feel pretty UNLESS I had on eyeliner and lipgloss. I eventually got to a place where my prerequisite consisted of eyeliner, eye shadow, lip gloss, and mascara. I'm thankful that during these times and to current date, I have never felt a need or had a desire to … Continue reading Claim your pretty!
When I see this photo, yes, I see Trayvon Martin. Guess what else I see? I see the face of my sons. I see the face of all of our sons and I am angered. I am hurt. The fact that this motherfucker is walking around a free man is one thing. Signing packs of … Continue reading I’m sorry Trayvon
So I woke up this morning with a lot on my mind. This isn't unusual because, I am an overthinker. It's kind of what I do. I call it a gift and a curse. It has it's benefits, but it also has it's cons. Any who, without going into too many details about my entire … Continue reading Rainbows…
Initially this letter was intended to be self-addressed, but I immediately realized that the same words I set out to affirm myself with, could be EXACTLY what YOU needed to hear as well. So, this is for you, because not only do we not hear these things enough, but we don't always believe these things … Continue reading Dear Brown Girls,
22 years? It's been a long time, but I guess it does feel like forever. Every year we mention where we were on September 11th which is a day I will NEVER forger. I won't forget what I was doing that day and how I walked in on my mom watching what I thought was … Continue reading Pac (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996)