I've been stewing on this all weekend. I did not want it to be a big enough issue for me to blog about. Obviously, that didn't work very well for me, because here I am again, two hours before midnight, trying to get this off my chest and into the ether that is social media. … Continue reading NOT The Same Fight!
Yes, I am that woman who does not mind telling her age. I'm too glad to get here to be ashamed of a number. Besides, all of that stuff about women and age is just patriarchal conditioning to keep us under control. We don't lie about our ages, shoot Botox into our faces, endure condescending … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Ms. Chantal!
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I am pressing the reset button AGAIN. ("Aren't you tired of pressing that button, Ms. Chantal?" "Yes, I am, but I'm going to keep doing it until I get it right!") When you are a Jill-Of-All-Trades, there is a risk of ending up the Master of None. In my case, I am skilled/gifted/talented/anointed to do … Continue reading New Page, New Business!
To those who grew up knowing your ethnic background and family lineage, don't ever take that for granted. Some of us have lived a long time with no such knowledge. In 1985, I was in my high-school French class when the white girl to my back-right whispered to me, "What are you?". I realize now … Continue reading Heritage – Part 1