Ready or not, I’m going to find you

One thing that I've learned as a writer is that you never know when inspiration is going to hit you. I love the spontaneity of my imagination! I could be lying in bed drifting off to sleep when my characters start calling out to me about this or that. Or I could be sitting in … Continue reading Ready or not, I’m going to find you

Girl talk: my fight with uterine fibroids

Its funny how your life can change when you least expect it. I went to the doctor because I was fighting a pretty bad cold and received information that would forever change my life. "Are you pregnant?" the doctor asked with a slight smile as she pressed on my stomach. "No," I answered with as … Continue reading Girl talk: my fight with uterine fibroids

Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

I can truly say I'm enjoying this new season in my life, which I have lovingly refer to as: "the flirty 30's." To me, the flirty 30's are all about embracing my flyness and sexiness. And last Halloween, I did just that. I remember people chuckling when I told them I was going as  Alice … Continue reading Tales from the flirty 30 diaries: Ariel in Wonderland

Lost and found

  I have a love hate relationship with my gps. One minute we're getting along fine and she's directing me to my destination. Then without any type of warning, she loses her signal, leaving to me to navigate the unknown streets of Atlanta all by myself. However, when I get lost, I'm forced to explore … Continue reading Lost and found

Black girls rock!

Sunday night, "Black Girls Rock" award show aired and apparently, it was awesome! I feel  bad for not watching it, but I'm not really into watching award shows.  I know I need to do better because this one showcases positive images of black women doing what we do best, which is being awesome! We aren't … Continue reading Black girls rock!

Stealing Joy

Debra and Meg sat in silence as they watched the seagulls hover above the clear blue water and then dive into it with perfect precision. The wind carried traces of laughter from children playing nearby, while their harried parents corralled them into their arms one by one, in an effort to pack up and leave. … Continue reading Stealing Joy