Some people take trips for family events, to exotic locales or just to get away and recharge. I travel for those reasons too, but I also travel to taste wine. Wine, you ask? Yes and not just any wine; quality, premium wines made by Black vineyards and vintners. Right there I lost a lot of…… Continue reading Guest Post: Traveling to Taste African American Wines
Hitting a brick wall HURTS, but what happens when you hit the same wall over and over? You find yourself tired, bloodied and looking for a way to stop hurting. Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ~ Albert Einstein I’ve always had this drive to have more. To…… Continue reading Danger: Brick Wall Ahead
I’m an ambivert. I think that’s a real term. I saw it on Facebook once and it described me perfectly. You know if it’s on social media, it has to be true. I’m a big heap of extrovert with a good portion of introvert. So when the term “Netflix and Chill” was coined, to me…… Continue reading Netflix & Chill: A Time to Adore
It’s not unusual for a relationship to dangle on a fishing line. If you’re anything like me your swimming technique sucks, but it’s enough to keep your head above water. That’s how I feel about dating. The universal nuisance for most single women is the constant reminder of being single during Valentine’s season. It’s advertised…… Continue reading A Hollywood Gesture
Last Saturday, the women of the United States sent a message to Donald Trump and his administration…WE’RE NOT GOING BACK! Those of you who know me know I’m really quiet about my activism. My activism is to help those in need and support what and when I can. As big and bad as I may…… Continue reading Women’s March: Lessons for my Niece
I sit at my desk at the corner of vulnerability and exasperation. This year as everyone starts their weight loss resolution, I start a resolution to have a healthy relationship with food. You see I’m a binge eater. While I put on a smiling face in public and seem to have my life somewhat together, I’m…… Continue reading Confessions of a Binge Eater
Let’s face it, we can’t control all people who break social standards. We’re not raised in the same homes, communities, schools, etc. Therefore, it’s only natural you will encounter someone who doesn’t share the same courtesies you do. Once we rolled over into the year 2000, I noticed women of color wanted to showcase their…… Continue reading Get Your Fingers Out of There!!