My life is forever changed as the deaths of these connections are more and more of a reality. I wonder how I will manage…especially when I feel like I am drowning… … Read More Lost…and found?
For a good portion of my elementary school days I was bullied. There was a lot of stuff going on at home and I did not feel empowered to speak up for myself ever (this was touched on in a previous post). The bullying did not result in physical harm (thank goodness) but I did… Read More The Plastics
In this, the haircut seen round the world…not so much. But you get how dramatic that seemed? That is really how folks reacted to something as small as cutting my hair. Those that know me beyond a surface level from WAY back know that this type of change is not new for me. In fact,if… Read More Hair Apparent
I first learned about Diner en Blanc while indulging in my Food Network love affair. I cannot recall the exact show that detailed the whimsical pop up dinner but I was immediately enthralled and vowed to attend one day. What initially began with one French gentleman in 1988 in Paris among a few friends (they… Read More Diner en Blanc DC 2015
It amazes me that in this day and age there remains such a stigma attached to the menstrual cycle. It is a right of passage for pretty much ALL women to endure for Pete’s sake; and men are fully aware of its existence as soon as sex education begins in primary school, in some cases… Read More The Erasure of Compassion
For once I didnt have any real plans on a weekend (shocking I know) but Naima came through with an awesome idea out the blue. Now for those that do not know, in my makeup artist work I have had the great pleasure to visit Barbados twice in the past few years for a month… Read More #RumDayDC Cookout
One of my all time fav things to do is take a stroll around a farmer’s market. On any given Saturday or Sunday you can wind up happening upon one in your area and that is part of the appeal. On this particular weekend I decided that instead of brunch I wanted to visit one… Read More Dupont Circle Farmers Market