On a personal note…

I share things from my life on this blog, but I don’t always share what’s current in my life. I tend to leave the up to the minute stuff to Facebook. However, I felt that since we have so much going on, it would be best to blog it and not create a mega long…

Why we need to discuss race

This started out as a post on Facebook, but I decided to blog it instead. This is a list/stream of consciousness/sharing of my own experiences. This isn’t intended to be an intellectual study of the issue of race in America, but rather a hodgepodge of my thoughts and  experiences as a black woman in America. …

Short Post #6: The trouble with naps…

The trouble with naps… I love naps. I take a nap pretty much every day, and I can feel it when I haven’t had my nap (no, I don’t get cranky). Unfortunately, having kid has thrown salt on my entire napping game. I’m one of the fortunate few parents who still get to take naps.…

Happy Taxmas

Happy Taxmas It’s the most wonderful time of the year…Taxmas season is upon us! Well it’s upon me at least. Taxmas is that glorious time of the year when, if you were a good boy or girl and didn’t owe him any money, Uncle Sam leaves money in your bank account. Really, it’s money that…

I’m still alive. I’m still here.

I’m still alive. I’m still here. To my faithful followers: Those of you who ride with me in real life (or my personal social media) know that my family has been battling various illnesses the past few weeks. Those who follow this blog exclusively may not have gotten the memo. Once we get the sickness…

Recovery

Recovery I’m coming down off of being quite sick myself and having a somewhat sick baby. I have to remind myself that I didn’t get much done because I was sick. It feels like I did nothing and everything. So now I have to try to settle back into my routine, but also get used…