Something about turning 30 sets hearts aflutter and blood pressures in flight. “Dirty 30.” “The Big 3-OH.” “Flirty 30.” I’ve heard it called lots of things as a few of my girlfriends crossed the line in the last year, as well as my youngest sister. (Yes, I’m a Big Sister to two beautiful women. Couldn’t […]
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Happy February, dear readers! It’s that time of year when bitterness love is in the air, Black History Month is underway, and there’s cupid cut-outs in every window. Better still, in between inspirational pictures of Malcolm and quotes from Martin on your social media feeds, there’s 101 Valentine’s Day Gift Guides eager to help you […]
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Widely misattributed to Plato and/or Philo of Alexandria, but you don’t know and I don’t know either because neither of us was there, dammit… Source: Wikipedia, assorted Instagram posts, fortune cookies and tea bag tags Life can be hard. That’s just a […]
When I think of mac ‘n cheese (spelled here in the warm, ooey gooey way intentionally), it’s like picturing a steaming bowl of “made-with-love” in my hand. I mean, it is perhaps THE most comforting of all the comfort foods. And what’s more comforting than a hot bowl of mac n’ cheese, right? A hot […]
Yep. You read that right. My son…my Lil’ Man…dude who’s got me by at least 4 inches now…checked a slimeball at the tender age of 4 on a midtown Manhattan street corner, during a busy morning commute. See, street harassment can happen anywhere, at any time of day, no matter what you’re wearing or who […]
You can’t. It’s just a proven fact. And yet I hear smart women talk themselves into men they have serious qualms about, all the while reciting the ambitious mantra: “I CAN CHANGE HIM!“ You see, men aren’t houses. They aren’t do-it-yourself repair projects that you can nail new legs onto and call them “fixed”. (But imagine the […]