Happy Birthday to CLS!

  Last year when I started the blog, I was preparing to go through a divorce. I had just truly become a single mother and was starting to acknowledge and accept that the life I thought I had was not real. After agonizing and sitting on all of it all alone, I called a few … Continue reading Happy Birthday to CLS!

Crying over LIFE and Candy Crush

“My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” Maya Angelou The train is ticking down the tracks; I’m waiting patiently to run to the back seat without being too aggressive. I need … Continue reading Crying over LIFE and Candy Crush

Expecting Amazing Things in 2017

I am writing this blog post during a perfect time of year for me.  My kiddos are away with their dad for a week which means the house is quiet.  Meditation music is playing.  Candles are lit. My yoga mat is in the middle of the floor. Pure bliss!! Well, today is the first day … Continue reading Expecting Amazing Things in 2017

Blog Rewind: Saying No And Why It’s Good For Your Soul

Really, I think the problem started way before I arrived at her “spa”. It started when I did not interview her properly. Ask her the questions that I needed to know. It started when I did not listen to my intuition. I can’t tell you how many times I did not listen to my intuition … Continue reading Blog Rewind: Saying No And Why It’s Good For Your Soul

Blog Rewind: Being Black And Gay In America- Part I

A couple of years ago I attended a literary event in Ashville, North Carolina. There was a gentleman there by the name of J’son (Lee) Green. I sat in a seminar he facilitated and had a chance to meet and speak with him afterwards. I found him to be both charming and comical and I … Continue reading Blog Rewind: Being Black And Gay In America- Part I

Blog Rewind: Believe Him When He Tells You

Don't get me wrong, he may have genuine feelings for you. The chemistry you feel is real. But he does not have the ability to give you what you need consistently and long term. He doesn't want you.  He calls you consistently for a week, texts you, even Face Times you. Then it goes radio … Continue reading Blog Rewind: Believe Him When He Tells You

It’s Never Just A Cookie

"He is almost 13 and remembers having to use the Epi-Pen at two years old. Imagine that."   A call from the daycare. "Meet me at the hospital. We had to use the Epi-Pen." Your heart races, but you have to focus to drive to the hospital. When you get there, your child is sobbing, … Continue reading It’s Never Just A Cookie

When Love Calls…

Is it ever the right time for love? In Bad Habits, Janet and Hilton struggle with a relationship that although filled with love and passion, is plagued by poor timing. Will they ever get the chance to make a relationship work? In Trouble, Laila breezes in to Micah's life and provides him with the inspiration … Continue reading When Love Calls…

Trump Won…Black People Should Wake The Hell Up

Trump won the election. Black people (and people of color), it’s time for you to wake the hell up. And because of that win, I have proof positive that I can be any freaking thing that I want in life, even if I don’t qualify. I’m not exactly sure when America will get out of … Continue reading Trump Won…Black People Should Wake The Hell Up

Monday Motivation: Seasons Change

"Maybe the problem is that we see endings as bad things. What if they are the trigger to a new beginning? What if purging is a renewal? I've come to think of it as just that." Living in Atlanta, there is no clear delineation between the seasons. One moment, it's summer and blazing hot, the … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Seasons Change