Really, youngsters? Millenials and such…do you really think that the theme and subtext of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer was lost on everybody born before you? I love you all, but please don't insult our intelligence. You have the advantage of social media. Your opinions matter now more than ours did then because you all get … Continue reading Rudolph, the Bullied Reindeer
Okay...it has become ridiculously clear to me that this novel is NOT going to get finished by the end of the month. Three weeks into the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge, I discovered something crucial for a writer. I don't have nearly as much time to myself during the day as I thought I … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Fail!
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