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 …

Ms. Franklin: Kennedy Center Honors Performance

This performance brought me to tears. A magical moment! No one can sing that song better than the Queen of Soul! We need more moments like this in our lives.      Don’t forget to leave a comment and follow Bovary’s Complaint!  

When Friends Disappoint: The Footprints on Your Soul

Follow my blog with Bloglovin When someone that you once trusted — and shared your heart with — betrays you, it feels like someone stomped on your soul…Father Richard Rohr Quote from article, “The Truth About The People You Can’t Forgive,” Mamie Healey, Huffington Post I read this quote the …

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 …

One Cat Household: Do I Really Need a Second Cat?

I have come to realize that somewhere there must be a “universal cat owners” book. In that book, there has to be a chapter on single cat owners or the one cat household. I imagine that chapter to be one-paragraph long with the last line stating, “See the chapter on …