On A Day Like This

“Everybody has days like this, sis” my big brother simply said, after checking on me for a bit longer than he usually can. We didn’t really talk about it, because…well, what new thing is there to say when you’re feeling kind of disheartened for no ‘apparent’ reason? You already know what to do about it…find…

Nancy Sumari: Woman Extraordinaire

Women’s History Month is coming to an end, and we are continuing our Phenomenal Women Series with power! We will continue showcasing women even after March is over, because there is so much to celebrate, acknowledge, and be inspired by! For this post I interviewed none other than Nancy Sumari. I thank you, Mama Zuri, for…

The Seat Next To Her

While looking at photographs for a current project I came across this photo. It made me think. This is one of many women by whom I am surrounded who are intelligent, beautiful, dynamic, fun, and overall wonderful. I have also noticed that most of the women around me are really strong women. They have their own…

Oh Wow! Am I Running?

I should state, from the get-go, that I am not a runner. I am a jogger and a hiker. I state so proudly! 🙂 This is why I had to share this experience with you. It may be a bit longwinded, but it’s because I believe we can keep surprising ourselves with unexpected successes and wish that you may…

Daily Prompt: But No Cigar …. No Good Stance…& No Longer a Chance.

Yes! Another great prompt from WordPress to release the writer in me; she who hides from sunlight that IS liberation enwrapped in writing! This daily prompt is about the experience of coming really close to something, and it unraveling, at the very end. It’s about the stories that can be summed up as ‘Almost’. Some say…