Let Me Get Some Skrimps Please

It only takes twenty one days to start or stop a habit. It only takes twenty one seconds to order a three wing dinner at Bojangles, a Cajun chicken tray, double onion rings and lemonade with light ice at Cookout. I, with confidence and sound mind and body, decided to say my final goodbyes to…

I Ain’t Got No Job Man

7/31/18 Today started out as a regular day. I dreaded hearing the alarm clock, repeated my affirmations, hit the bathroom and prepared to walk Milo. Our walk was like any other day with Milo ignoring the conversation that I tried to have with him. I got dressed and went to work on what I would…

Seventy Moons- Ezekiel Walker Book Review

If you haven’t already, please go back and read my blog titled Black As I Wanna Be: Chopping it Up with Ezekiel Walker. There you’ll find a detailed recap of our first encounter. Since then, we have kept in touch, kept each other motivated creatively, shared laughs and a multitude of ideas. In this book,…

Manuscript Found in Accra- Paulo Coelho

Warning. You may or may not interpret this book as I have. That’s okay. You may hate this book. That’s okay too. We simply have different perspectives that affect our understandings. A love from my tribe told me that reading this book would change my life. She was right. The Alchemist is already my second…

Guilty as Accused

Slap! Charlene took yet another hit to the face as Brandon’s wife continued her office assault. It was like the middle of a real life Jerry Springer brawl right there in the office of Diane and Lane Consultants. Somehow Nyla, Brandon’s wife found out Charlene’s name. Men. If you’re going to cheat, at least be…

I Love Kickboxing

Y’all ever pass by a business on your way to something else? I was heading to stuff myself with some food on lunch one day and I noticed advertisements for the kickboxing gym beside the restaurant. Initially I blew it off like “yeah right”. And then I got on Facebook only to see an ad…

See What Had Happened Was….

So this is a story all about how I once had locs and took em right out And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there To tell you how I made the transition Back to big hair Bars. Ok maybe not. I gave the starter locs my best y’all. I did. I…

Broken Instrument: Album Review

This album is the happiest thing that I’ve heard all week. All the petty guns were drawn out and pointed in my direction. I had a complete meltdown and had to pull all of my shit together and quickly. Music has and forever will be my go to. So I go to iTunes on Friday…

Days Ago I Met the Sunrise

Days ago I met the sunrise He had dreadlocks and Carolina blue eyes It was as if my imagination was running from me again His intellect matched mine His words were like music Passionate and full of soul I was ready for whatever journey we were about to begin I explained to him that I’m…