Black children deserve the world. They deserve fantasy. They deserve movies and TV shows that look like them. They deserve to see the millions of ways Blackness exists. From Black superheroes to anime characters to scientists to doctors to teachers to garbage collectors to entrepreneurs to astronauts to inventors and everything else we already are. … Continue reading If I could fight cancer . . .
we are seeing the fallacies of a masculine only world in real time. everything “non-essential” are things we hold at the same, if not greater, importance at times. music. art. church. restaurants. clubs. sports. all expressions of a god given touch. gone. they are the ones that get shut down. the spaces we created to … Continue reading “Essential”
Today, I woke up, brushed my teeth, drank some water, and did a reiki meditation for 10 minutes. And I really ain't been right since. The world feels different. It doesn't "feel" like the same planet I've been waking up on for the past 25 years. Everything feels odd. My very few interactions with people … Continue reading
Hey! Hello! I know, it's been a minute. I'm trying a few new things. Bear with me as I explore. Thank you. Today I'm talking about Fire Quartz! Can you feel my excitement? One of the new members of my personal squad. I got this one in NOLA but had been thinking about it for … Continue reading Fire Quartz – Sept. 20, 2019
Today is the day we lay my grandfather to rest. This is a very strange time for me because I'm just dandy. I'm not sad or depressed. I'm not upset. I mean, I'm hungry and need to eat, but I'm not a complete wreck. I don't have to take life 'day by day' for the … Continue reading Today is the day…
I'm often torn between sharing my inner world and keeping it to myself. The things that interest me, the things I learn, the things I grow through, the struggles, the conundrums . . . I never know if I should share or not. I've never been able to make a strong case for either side. … Continue reading The Glass Bubble
I've spent my entire life watching my mother shrink herself in the light of men. Men that were less qualified, intelligent, educated, and skilled than her. Watching my mother completely disregard the light she worked so hard to put into me was the biggest heart break I've ever experienced. Watching her choose to stand in … Continue reading My Mother’s Light
Hello! It's almost April in Florida which means I get to wear short sleeves again. As we approach these post-retirement temperatures, staying hydrated is key. For the group of us that juice and sodas are too acidic for, and plain water gets bland after a while, I acknowledge us. Naturally, there is an easy solution … Continue reading Spring/Summer Beverage: Chia Water
You will need two very important ingredients for this recipe. Ginger and honey. That's it. See? We are starting this off easy. I'll be back soon with my ramen recipe that is much more involved.
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