Whew!!! Where should I start? 😳 Well, I hated high school for many reasons including my mother who loved saying “No” to the teachers who only focused on the kids they thought wouldn’t graduate. The one major thing I learned is that every child, kid, teen needs guidance to keep learning.Continue reading “My High School Life Lesson”
ReBlog—Locs We Love: 23 Women Share Why They Started Their Loc Journey
Source: Luis Alvarez / Getty The way people buy into society’s beauty standards has always been bizarre to me. There is nothing logical about forming…Locs We Love: 23 Women Share Why They Started Their Loc Journey
I started my Loc journey before Christmas. This will be the 6th-ish time that I’ve had locs. I actually thought I wouldn’t be able to have them again. So, this journey is my new beginning. Last year my hair was thinning due to bad health. I was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation three years ago. I had an erratic heart rate that would not respond to my first two (or maybe 3) ablations. It took 2 years but my wonderful heart doctors were able to get me back into sinus rhythm. My body finally started to heal.
That’s when my hair started to grow and become thicker. I felt it was the right time to begin my loc journey again. Right now I’m in the “teenage” stage where my locks have a mind of their own. I love it! My hair texture has become softer since my last set of locks. Now my random gray hairs wave proudly in the breeze after they find a way to become uncoiled.
My New Favorite, Part 1: Bearpaw Slippers
I haven’t worn slippers since my 20s. That last pair looked like colorful puffy sneakers. When I was a teenager I had some fluffy animal-shaped slippers (I don’t even remember what the animal was). After I lost interest in those sneaker slippers, I started to just wear socks around the house. That is until I found BearPaw slippers.Continue reading “My New Favorite, Part 1: Bearpaw Slippers”
Even though these last few weeks have been gray, I am grateful I saw this gorgeous blue sky this morning.