I heard about this phenomenon for the first time when I discovered Pinterest (which there should be a 12-step program for, because I'm addicted). "NaNoWriMo" is the abbreviation for National Novel Writing Month, which is November. The challenge is to get an entire novel started and finished in 30 days. As someone who has previously … Continue reading Happy NaNoWriMo!
The Natural Hair specialist in me could not wait to see this movie. It has been roughly ten years since I have unlearned to hate my hair the way God made it. I'm not alone: Black American women are conditioned as little girls to hate their own hair. Nappily Ever After reveals where and how … Continue reading NAPPILY EVER AFTER
I don't curse, so I'm going to call this one humdinger of a week. Up to now, I've refrained from sharing my opinion on the Cosby issue, because it's not the popular opinion. Since Dr. Cosby has already been tried, convicted, and sentenced, I'm not here to argue with anyone about his guilt or innocence. … Continue reading Just Another Week in Bizarro World
I was at the Post Office when I heard that Serena Williams lost her match. It took a couple more hours for me to catch up to all the kerfuffle involved with the match. Now that I'm caught up (thank you social media and ESPN On Demand!), all that I can say is, "Aww, … Continue reading Aww, Serena!
I love Kamala Harris. I'm glad that I get to know more about her than the hundreds of emails that pop up in my feed every day. Thanks to these ridiculous confirmation hearings for Brett Kavanaugh, I got to see what kind of Senator--and what kind of woman--Kamala Harris is. I'm sure that Kavanaugh thought … Continue reading Golden Moment.