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Breath, Eyes, Memory

Recently, I read, Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat. It makes sense that this is one of the past selections from Oprah’s Book Club. It’s poignant, raw, stimulating, informative and enlightening. In short, it’s about a girl who was born in Haiti and raised there by her aunt and grandmother until her mother sends for… Continue reading Breath, Eyes, Memory

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Hi, my name is….and I’m a recovering Snob Mom

 “See, this is why I don’t like telling you and daddy nothing, ’cause it always turns into a lecture.” This was my daughter’s response after I had fussed at her about an inappropriate picture that she saw on Instagram. It’s something that us parents hate to hear.  It’s pretty much telling you that yet again, you’ve fucked up while trying to communicate with… Continue reading Hi, my name is….and I’m a recovering Snob Mom

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Christmas, The other Big C

Another Holiday Season is here;”the most wonderful time of the year”!…or maybe not. As soon as Halloween ends, the countdown to Christmas begins; it seems like it’s starting sooner as the years pass. Thanksgiving gets lost in the shuffle and becomes overshadowed by Christmas. Black Friday is pretty much an official shopping holiday. Those red… Continue reading Christmas, The other Big C

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The Devil Rarely Wear Prada

Originally posted on Write Down To It:
The devil doesn’t always wear Prada. Sometimes it wears regular non name brand clothing. Sometimes it wears a uniform. Sometimes it wears a white sheet. Sometimes it wears a disguise that fools us into creating and promoting illusions. Sometimes it wears anger, despair and frustration. Sometimes it wears…

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Life After Death

My heart is broken.  The lack of surprise doesn’t ease the pain; it makes it worse.   I don’t want to raise our children alone. I wish that I had married someone else. I feel stuck and worn out like a cliché. I have become one of those women who stays because of the children.  I… Continue reading Life After Death

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The Power of the P***y

Note: Like anything in life, I know that my opinion on this subject doesn’t apply to each and every man, woman and situation.  However, it applies to a large enough group of individuals to make the following points valid. As a proud sexual being, I’m very aware of the profound effect that sex has on… Continue reading The Power of the P***y

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The Devil Rarely Wear Prada

The devil doesn’t always wear Prada. Sometimes it wears regular non name brand clothing. Sometimes it wears a uniform. Sometimes it wears a white sheet. Sometimes it wears a disguise that fools us into creating and promoting illusions. Sometimes it wears anger, despair and frustration. Sometimes it wears uncertainty, failure and defeat. Sometimes it wears… Continue reading The Devil Rarely Wear Prada

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Fire and Desire

Recently, my sista’ friends and I were enjoying one of these last summer nights on the patio; and we were talking about one of our reoccurring themes, Men.  Some of our experiences are shared, but true to our unique personalities, we each have something different to say whenever we’re chopping it up about these creatures… Continue reading Fire and Desire

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Side Chick Syndrome

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? This post is specifically referring to the Side Chick’ s of the world who willingly engage in relationships with married men.  I’m not naive to the great responsibility and accountability that the married men themselves possess. Being a woman who is disturbed by the ubiquitous glorified presence of…