Surgery

Here’s an update on my health: After being released I was having difficulty breathing. I came down with a severe allergic reaction to the medicine and procedure. I lost my voice and had a burning sensation in my nose and throat. I have stiches that need to heal, which means they must be kept clean. […]

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Aunt Eunice

A few more days remaining before I utter the words I do. I am learning to cherish the time spent during my engagement. Life is so tricky, where will any of us be a year from now? Dead or alive? No one knows what the future holds. We lost Aunt Eunice this week. Nana was […]

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Generational Wealth

The last 3-4 months of my life have been interesting. I’m usually living paycheck to paycheck. The pandemic has upgraded many of those collecting benefits from programs such as unemployment. According to my dad, for many folks this is the first time they have been able to take a load off. Rest there buckets you […]

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The Buy Nothing Project

Buy Nothing Project groups divert materials from our landfills and oceans as hundreds of items are re-homed each day. Groups dedicated to giving away used items are in place around the world — find your local group today! The Buy Nothing Project

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The Sound of Violence

The recent outcry for justice in America’s streets has resounded up to the heavens. Pouring out of tears don’t satisfy the people’s hunger for dignity they deserve in their government and law enforcement agencies. Two opposing sides, “Us” and “Them” fighting for the same thing essentially “justice” and “liberty”. Thoughts running through my head asks […]

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Wearing Oprah Shoes

I stumbled upon this month’s O magazine. A very stunning and happy photo of Oprah and her three dogs enjoying tea time. I stand in the center of the nail salon thinking that ought to be me. Not with the three dogs but definitely enjoying and sipping my lemonade or tea. When I think of […]

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Gonna Love Me

Losing Nana put things in perspective for me. Whether I like it or not there were a few realities that I needed to face. The world has changed so that family comes second place to everyone and everything else. She was alone most days waiting for someone to pay her a visit. Someone to do […]

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2020 Spring Reading List

I find myself in pursuit of book ideas to take my mind off of all that’s going on. In this post, I am sharing the list of books I intend to read. Former ‘Teen Vogue’ Editor Shares Her Memoir — And Her Manifesto explores what it means to come into your own – on your […]

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