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Every Single Black Woman Deserves to Live Her Best Life

I can already imagine the comments and statements after people read my title. In fact, let me just take a moment to make myself clear: This is the life that I currently lead. This is the life that I have led for most of my adulthood. Being a single Black woman …

Palm Sunday: The Beginning of Something More

First palm cross to begin my journey as I become a member of the Catholic Church. I grew up in a mixed-religion family. My dad grew up in a family who studied Judaism (known as Sephardic Jews) and my mom grew up in a Baptist family. By the time I …

Quote: The Pain of Letting Go

Hello, readers. It has been awhile since I posted. Work has been busy the last two weeks. At the end of the day, all I could do was look at the television (my British television shows) instead of the computer.  Now, I am full of energy and ready to write. (Funny …

My 5th Loc Journey: Settling on a Method

On my mind this week: restarting my locs for the fifth time. Growing Locs was my go-to site after my last “big chop.” Every time I cut my hair into a “teeny ween afro” (TWA), I have these romanticized versions of how my hair should be. The texture of my hair …

Childless: Best Decision Is Also My Saddest

For years, I made a conscious choice not to have kids. It was a journey through many experiences starting in childhood, that encouraged me to make this decision. I did not start to honor this decision until after my first divorce. I was late to the single life. I met …