If you work in the field of education (especially in the trenches), you understand that the work days are never the same. For some reason, today was particularly stressful, however, I felt the power that comes from laughing to overcome ANY obstacle. When a student got upset about a decision and tried me, I had … Continue reading Challenge Me: Day #11
When I was in college, the Florida State football team was not the best team by a long shot. I recall many Saturdays just watching in horror at how badly some teams whopped up on us. Truly, it was the dark days for football at Florida State. How many of us remember the big cheating … Continue reading Challenge Me: Day #10 (I’m rooting for all the Black people…especially if they graduated from Thee Florida State University)
"Me Too"... Those two words created a much-needed conversation about sexual assault and harassment that people have experienced in their lives. Although actress Alyssa Milano is being credited for making this movement happen, alas, the truth comes out and once again, a Black woman was ahead of the game. How ahead of the game you … Continue reading Challenge Me: Day #9
During my last therapy session, my therapist noted that I should do more for my own self-care and well-being as I prepare for this next year of my life (birthday is on Saturday). I was taken aback by her suggestion, but if I'm going to be honest, it's been one hell of a year and … Continue reading Challenge Me: Day #1
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Reflections from a day dedicated to #BlackLove
Marriage will have you rearrange some furniture!
Sean Spicer hasn't had the best year, but here are a few people that are THRIVING out here in 2017!
Today is July 16, 2017 and which means we have 168 days left until the new year. It's the beginning of the third quarter of 2017 and it's important to review the year before we actually close it out. I have a lot to be grateful for and as I reflect on the year so … Continue reading So far, 2017 has been pretty LIT!
June 25 is a special day for a number of reasons in the Black community. June 25, 2009 was the day I sat in traffic in New York City when it was revealed over the radio that the King of Pop died. I don't recall another time in my life where I heard so many … Continue reading Lessons from Reasonable Doubt
It's been way too long dear reader and I truly do apologize! Since my last post, life hit me over the head quite a few times. We had some personal situations come up, still planning the wedding, and even had the opportunity to travel abroad with my good brothers. I've been praying a lot in … Continue reading I Haven’t Forgotten About You
A little note to the only woman who brought me into this world and take me out of it at the same time.