I heard about this novel Yellow Wife by Sedeqa Johnson. I noticed that people were becoming overwhelmingly emotional. Not in a typical “I love this book” type of way, but with grave conviction.
You are growing into consciousness, and my wish for you is that you feel no need to constrict yourself to make other people comfortable.” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me’ I believe that sometimes society unfairly imposes rules that can be restrictive and frustrating. These rules can sometimes be grounded in our insecurities, fears, and... Continue Reading →
My son’s school canceled class due to inclement weather. Last year's stay-at-home mandate overwhelmed us, but now bunkering at home does not bother us. We know how to adjust and enjoy each other. John John’s new buzz word is "I'm bored". Preschoolers like to discover new catchphrases and repeat them constantly. I decide to... Continue Reading →
“One thing I can say about The people of the world today They see you with a good thing They want to take it away “But I believe in you You believe in me too, yeah- Johnnie Taylor Me, minding my good business; cruising one ,early Saturday morning. My local radio station plays Blues every... Continue Reading →
Since the COVID Quarantine, Zoom, Marco Polo, Skype, and messenger have become very routine in our home. I wonder, "How old will I be when cell phones become obsolete and virtual communication is the standard way people connect?" I’m not ready for the virtual shift, but I believe that my 3-year-old son and his generation... Continue Reading →
Lately, I have been reading too many technical, "how to", research, and self help books. I'm tired of working on projects and figuring things out. I need a break. I have been craving a gossipy, tea sipping page turner. Terry McMillan's novel,I Almost Forgot About You, did not disappoint. This book was everything I needed... Continue Reading →
This year’s family vacation was short but heartfelt. We went to the country to visit family. My son was overjoyed. He was welcomed, fed, and showered with love. He tirelessly played, laughed, and made new friends. His huge smile revealed how much he needed and appreciated this moment. I don't think we realized how this... Continue Reading →
Before this blog, my life could be described with one word- "heavy". I was overwhelmed with things that I didn't like, didn't want to do, or didn't feel like doing. I loved my family but I felt I couldn't enjoy them because of constant mundane and unfulfilling tasks.I desperately wanted an opportunity to take care... Continue Reading →