The Year That Love Died 👥

Started in the winter months Infatuation kept us warm Promises made, sweet nothings whispered I believed you would keep me from all harm, Seasons changed, Temperatures rose Passionate love was made Sent shiver to my toes The right words were always available to you And convincing me seemed to come with ease, I did what …

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Saying Goodbye 💔

Exactly one year ago was one of the saddest days of my life. I was standing in front of a judge watching my marriage officially & legally come to end. I was standing across from a man who had essentially become a stranger to me. Someone I had known since I was 19. Someone I …

Catching Up

Hey guys! Long time, no post. Life has been happening left & right, but I'm ready to get back to posting. I've celebrated some happy occasions recently and I'll be blogging about those as well. I'll also be finishing up some posts that I've left hanging. Time to get to work! Image courtesy of Google

Black History Month: A Salute to Serena Williams

American tennis player Serena Jameka Williams was born on September 26, 1981 in Saginaw, Michigan. The youngest of Richard and Oracene Williams's five daughters, Serena Williams, along with her sister Venus, would eventually dominate the sport at various times throughout her career, capturing 15 Grand Slam singles and 13 Grand Slam doubles titles. Serena's father—a …

Black History Month: A Salute to Septima Poinsette Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark (nicknamed the 'Mother of the Movement') was a teacher and civil rights activist whose citizenship schools helped enfranchise and empower African Americans. Born on May 3, 1898, in Charleston, South Carolina, Clark branched out into social action with the NAACP while working as a teacher. As part of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, …