Check yourself, before you wreck yourself

How often do you check yourself? Let me be clear on what I mean by, “check yourself.”  I don’t mean getting checked for std’s or performing self-breast exam, which are also important; I mean, how often do you stop and say, “I’m trippin, let me re-evaluate how I’m handling this situation.” I think I probably … Continue reading Check yourself, before you wreck yourself

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

A shower for one please

Has an ex ever showed up at your place unannounced, and if so, how did you handle it? Check out this excerpt from my novel, "A Life Less Interrupted" and how Sharice handle's it when her ex, Jamar, shows up at a very inopportune moment. Enjoy! Teaser (Excerpt) An hour after her run, she desperately needed … Continue reading A shower for one please

On Scandal: Why the sistahs love it so much

  Every Thursday night, my Facebook newsfeed overflows with posts about Shonda Rhimes’ new hit television series, Scandal, now in its second season on ABC.   Like black women all over America, I wait with bated breath to see what Fitz, the President of the United States, will do to win back the love of his … Continue reading On Scandal: Why the sistahs love it so much

Dream House

“I never would have bought this house if I had known that William had been the previous owner,” Karen said taking a swig from the bottle of wine she’d been nursing for the past hour. It was actually her second bottle, but given the circumstances, one just didn’t seem to be enough to dull her … Continue reading Dream House

You Say He’s Just A Friend

Has being friends with an ex, ever cause problems in your current relationship? Check out this excerpt from, A Life Less Interrupted,when Sharice's current boyfriend, Kevin, and her ex, Jamar, finally tell each other what's really on their minds. Teaser (Excerpt) When Kevin saw Jamar enter the chapel, he politely excused himself and made a … Continue reading You Say He’s Just A Friend

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

Getting out of my own way

Last night I asked God for a sign on how he wanted me to proceed with my fundraising campaign to publish my first completed novel, A Life Less Interrupted, and I got my answer within 5 minutes!!! I am pretty sure that's the fastest he's ever answered me or at least that's the fast I've … Continue reading Getting out of my own way