A couple of weeks ago my family and I took off to Memphis, TN for a weekend getaway. We’d been there before, but the trip revolved around business and opportunities for sightseeing were limited. If you know anything at all about Memphis, you know that it is the home of the Lorraine Motel where Dr.... Continue Reading →
My Rainbow Umbrella
My umbrella symbolizes colors of the rainbow. My umbrella symbolizes gay pride. I carry it with pride. My pride is my deep understanding of being an AFRICAN American woman living in a society that labels us based on colors. We come in all colors and shades. The shades of black women represent our history in... Continue Reading →
Vanished from Social Media
Thirty days ago, I opened all my social media accounts and deleted them one by one. As I slowly removed myself from my pages, I couldn’t help but think about how much I’ve evolved over time. I scanned pictures, read messages, often times laughed at some funny memes, I admired well-crafted messages I posted for... Continue Reading →
Which Are You? The Better Ex or the Bitter Ex?
Focus on getting better. Improve yourself. Take care of yourself. Keep your energy and thoughts off of the actions committed your former spouse/partner. If you have children, make them a priority. Commit to being the Better Ex!
After the Breakup: When Anger Sets In
You have committed to moving on because you realize that the relationship has been holding you back for a very long time.
Summer of MUSIC! – Rodrigo & Gabriela
On Saturday, June 3, 2017, I had the pleasure of witnessing intense artistry and acoustic sound by Rodrigo y Gabriela. My martial arts home girl, Sherrie and I traveled north by train to the Vic Theatre. The theatre is located in Chicago’s Central Lakeview area. The neighborhood is eclectic with lots of options for entertainment, food,... Continue Reading →
Which is harder,…Letting go or moving on in a relationship?
Starting over after a marriage or a long term relationship can be difficult. It is difficult to let go of familiarity, comfort, or just being use to another person. It may also be difficult to move on because fear of being alone. I know most women have been in this situation before, and it’s safe... Continue Reading →
A Southern Girl’s View of The Big Apple
I have wanted to visit NYC for as long as I can remember. It was actually a dream of mine to live there after college, but life happened, plans changed, and my living in The Big Apple never happened. But now it was time to decide the family vacation and guess what? New York here... Continue Reading →
In the City: Braum’s Ice Cream & Burger Restaurant
A couple weeks ago, I dropped my second-born off in Kansas for college. In an effort to make the best of the long road trip, I tried to make an experience out of it. That meant that our dinner stop on the ride back to Atlanta needed to be unique. No fast food chains. Something... Continue Reading →
In The City: Hitch Restaurant
During one of our work trips last year, we passed by a restaurant called Treylor Park. Patrons were exiting the restaurant and at the same time I was commenting on how it looks like a great place to try for dinner. At that time, the people leaving began to rave about how good the food... Continue Reading →