So, I've been in the house for nearly a month. Once upon a time, an introvert such as myself would dream of moments spent strictly indoors with limited human interaction. Apparently, I am not the person I thought I was. I thought that if I had time to myself, I would get so much writing… Continue reading I’m trying to be productive, but…
I recently heard my mother tell one of her friends that people had been saying something mean about her throughout her entire life. I didn’t mean to eavesdrop, but my mother is loud when she is on the phone. To protect her privacy, I won’t repeat exactly what she said. I can tell you most… Continue reading Is it all in your head?
I've been struggling to write this post. I've arranged and rearranged the words in my head but cannot seem to find the ones worthy of this phenomenal woman. My introduction to Toni Morrison was during the summer after 7th grade, which was the summer I pretty much spent on the front porch reading. I read… Continue reading Toni Morrison
Image credit: Amazon.com If you have ever been very sick, particularly if your illness was hard to diagnose, "Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)," are The Golden Girls episodes for you. Season 5 kicks off with a pair of episodes centered around Dorothy's (Bea Arthur) mysterious illness. She has had flu like symptoms for months and… Continue reading #Flashback Friday – The Golden Girls “Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)”
Image credit: Amazon.com I remember Regina King in her first role on the sitcom, 227. There weren't a lot of minority families on TV in the 1980's and the Jenkins were one of my favorites. (My absolute favorite TV family is the Hubbards on All My Children.) Most of my favorite 227 episodes focused on Brenda (Regina King), including… Continue reading My #WCW – Regina King
There are far too few minorities working in fashion, but one notable member of the fashion community is Tracy Reese. She was born in Detroit and graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City. After working for fashion design houses including Perry Ellis, Ms. Reese started her own label in 1996. Her designs… Continue reading My #WCW – Tracy Reese
For the first time in around 20 years, there was not a new issue of Glamour magazine in my mailbox this month. Glamour ended it's print edition with the January 2019 issue. Yes, Glamour still exists as a website, but there is nothing like holding a magazine in your hands. One of my favorite times of the year used… Continue reading My #WCW – Glamour Magazine