A Lil Extra

Lesson from Lillies

When my grandmother died. We kept the peace lilies people bought for her. We still have all of them to this day, almost 5 years later. Wow. It has almost been 5 years since you left us to be at peace. When I moved out on my own as a “full adult” (I still don’t… Continue reading Lesson from Lillies

Book thoughts

Coffee Will Make You Black and Womanish

I’ve written before about how growing up, I was not happy with being black. When I look back on how I thought of myself and the messages I internalized, I am sad and ashamed. Occasionally, I may revert to those awful thoughts, but it’s gotten a lot better. It’s funny (it’s actually not funny). As… Continue reading Coffee Will Make You Black and Womanish