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 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 →
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 →
You have committed to moving on because you realize that the relationship has been holding you back for a very long time.
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 →
CLS Bloggers weigh in on two important health issues - faith and mental health. They answer the question surrounding whether prayer is a sufficient strategy to deal with mental health problems.
This list struck me when I first saw it. Seems like the information is pretty elementary, yet it is so very profound. 5 things. 5 things that should be simple to do, but it does not work that easily. Some of us are stuck in habits, stuck constantly doing some of the above or even... Continue Reading →
As a kid, I remember being obsessed with Tinkerbell. I think I dressed as her like three years in a row. As an adult, reading the story, I see Tinkerbell in a whole other light. As a kid, I loved the way she floated around, sprinkling faery dust, and in my mind, helping others. As... Continue Reading →
Dancing to House Music reminds me of days of feeling free and happy to be me. From beat to beat, my worries about career, love, and life obstacles fell below my feet. Life is music to my ears. On Sunday, May 28th I visited Promontory-Chicago, a restaurant and music venue in Hyde Park, on... Continue Reading →
"Why is there is no celebration for the invisible ones who help the world go around? Since she doesn’t have a ring or child she fades into the crowded background of the miscellaneous." As a single, childless and 40-year-old woman it is rare that people say things like “Congrats on being single. I need to... Continue Reading →