Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?

I counted 9 candles and a heart shaped salt lamp in my bedroom alone. Is that excessive? What is your favorite brand of candle and what is your favorite candle that they sell so I can add them to my list of candles to burn? I’ve linked some of the candles that I have beenContinue reading “Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?”

The Beginning is a little bit Messy

Photo via @bluethegreat on Instagram. Art is “Flip-Flag” by Brian Blue. 2016 For the past three Thursdays I have had something ready to post but for the past three Thursdays I have not felt that my articles fit the tone of this country and all of the thoughts that have been swirling around in myContinue reading “The Beginning is a little bit Messy”

Kobe

Photo via the New Yorker I was walking into my favorite restaurant with my family when I found out that Kobe died. It was early afternoon and I stopped in the middle of the crosswalk reading and reading the sentence over and over looking for a different conclusion. I scoured the internet looking for corroboratingContinue reading “Kobe”

Off the Deep End

To put it plainly I have about 20 different posts and an abundance of ideas for posts that I could have put up today but when I tell you I’m tired, that’s an understatement. By now you already know a bit about me and my experiences as a Black woman but I just want toContinue reading “Off the Deep End”

The Newest President of the CFDA is a Black Woman

CaSandra Diggs was promoted to President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) on August 10, 2020. Diggs, who previously served as CFDA’s Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, will now preside over the most important organization supporting fashion and design in America and if that’s not exciting to you then I don’tContinue reading “The Newest President of the CFDA is a Black Woman”

I’ve Always Known

Photo by imgED I’ve known I was Black since the beginning…but it was nothing I ever shied away from. I considered myself lucky and set apart in my average, suburban, Chicago town and in my small, small school but I only felt that way because my parents told me I was. All of my friendsContinue reading “I’ve Always Known”