Fall decor from Kirkland’s!
We’re officially a month away from autumn. Each year summer feels never-ending and then one day we awake to find the humidity that plagued our late mornings to evenings replaced with a crisp breeze and the sudden desire to nestle in a warm bed with a cup of ginger tea [check my recipe here]. So […]
The school year is right around the corner and while many will learn from home, others will have to resume their studies on what will presumably be a strikingly different and diminished campus. I feel sorry for the incoming freshmen. It’s the first year of their adult learning experience – something that’s supposed to be […]
Covid-19 smacked us all in the face and drastically altered the flow of our daily lives. It’s been relatively five months of social distancing and for some, an extended period of self-quarantine. For us here in the United States, it doesn’t appear that will change soon. It’s summer – the season for visiting beaches, strolls on the boardwalk with mint […]
This post is long overdue. I meant to develop and post in February during Black History Month, however, school and other obligations kept me from doing so. It wasn’t the easiest finding these photographs. Some were easily spotted in catalogs of Oak Bluffs/Inkwell Beach and others were simple finds via a vintage HBCU search. But […]
I’m a praying person and America’s social climate is a continuous test of my faith. As a black woman, hate and racism have always been visible to me. However, it’s really rather soul-crushing to realize just how many people are willfully misunderstanding the displays of desperation, anger, and pain. It’s truly mind boggling that so […]