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 →
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 →
Memorial Day Weekend – House Music in Chicago
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 →
25 powerful photos of Chicago’s Women’s March (2017)
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#NotMyPresident w/Victoria Christopher Murray
When President Obama was sworn into office I was filled with an unbelievable amount of pride. He brought with him so much hope for the country. We all knew beyond any shadow of a doubt that Mr. Obama was going to be a president for all people. Now the Obama Presidency has come to an... Continue Reading →
2017 Will Find Me Taking a New Approach to an Old Dream!
With the new year right around the corner, everyone is reflecting on what they want to do differently. So many are caught up in changing the way they look and living a healthier life. I am no exception. I'm turning fifty in 2017 and you best believe that I want to be fifty and fabulous,... Continue Reading →
A Super Sexy, Sultry artist: Brian McKnight is still relevant after a couple decades in the music game!!
A few weeks ago, I got an alert from City Winery-Chicago that Brian McKnight was gracing the stage in an intimate solo performance. In that moment, my movements were fluid and without regret. As I slammed the keys on my computer, I reminisced in my mind about the last time I saw him in concert.... Continue Reading →
The first time I volunteered at Chicago’s Marathon was sensational!
Sisters in Touch invited me out to volunteer at Chicago’s Marathon 2016, sponsored by Bank of America. The night before, I said a quick prayer asking for the best experience I can imagine. Well, I got that. My journey began meeting Michelle, the organizer for Sisters in Touch. Walking to Chicago’s CTA, Michelle and I... Continue Reading →
Feminine Empowerment- The Aces Tour
We are excited to partner with Carina Glover, owner of Chiffon Events and creator of The Aces Tour! When dynamic women come our way, we at CLS blog are always happy to collaborate. CLS will be part of the Atlanta leg of the Aces Tour. We will be there hosting red carpet interviews... Continue Reading →