I confess that I was not on the train but rather in a Zipcar this morning listening to the radio when I heard a quote that resonated with me. I was feeling real good, you know how it is when they list the traits of highly effective people and you're like, "Yep, I do that!", … Continue reading Train Confessions: There is No Try!
I don't know why you choose me. Had no idea you did. I can only surmise that you found me somehow familiar and comforting. Who knew it'd be so very temporary. Your stay cut so abruptly. I wonder now what it would have been like if I would have had a chance to get to … Continue reading Train Confessions: Lost One
The Holiday season is upon us and I keep having to be reminded 😳. I know you're saying how? I just do. I try really hard not to make this season about "stuff" my kids already have but more about creating memories. That's why we always were on vacation during this time of year. … Continue reading Train Confessions: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
If you're a parent of a teen or a young adult in their early twenties your approval rating may vacillate a great deal with them. If you are the type of person who does the right thing instead of what's popular, well you are quite aware of your approval rating with the masses. However, there … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Approval Rating
My guilty pleasure is jerk chicken. Jerk literally means Jamaican barbecue so what better time to eat copious amounts of it than the summertime. The sweet, herbal, spicy flavors tantalize my tastebuds like nothing else I've ever tasted. Are you hungry yet?! 😋. In need of some authentic jerk chicken but won't be visiting Jamaica … Continue reading House Party: Atlanta Foodie Edition
I got, no time for fake ****. Just sip some Cristal with these real **** -Lil' Kim After watching the VH1 Hip Honors I am securely in my Lil Kim bag. But truthfully I do not have time for fake ones, never have. So much so it accompanies a bible verse in my high school yearbook. … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Fake Ones
In all truth, you need to hush, take a seat, and put your feet up girl because I know you tired! I have been separated a mere four days and I am about to pass out from exhaustion and the noxious smell of gasoline on my hands. Yes, the unapologetic feminist is going to say … Continue reading Testify Tuesday:Independent Women Make Some Noise
Understand that in my transparency, "I'm too blind to watch my mouth"! ~Chrisette Michelle I sat on this cold concrete floor in my empty apartment in Atlanta 367 days ago. I was full of joy, ambition, and hope. It did not matter that the movers had bailed, that we were exhausted, that waters were uncharted, … Continue reading Year in Review…
First, this post has NOTHING to do with food. I just have not posted a good food pic in quite awhile and I felt like this blog needed one. However, if we are talking about delight here, I have been known to delight in food porn every now and again. Now on to the topic … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Delight vs. Devotion
Okay, so I forgot it was Tuesday! Forgive me! I learned.. Some events, people, and moments are worth building memorials in remembrance of. Your troubles are not! Stop building monuments to honor that shattered heart, that failed business, that weight you've been trying to lose for five years, that insecurity you swear you're hiding but … Continue reading Testify Tuesday: Don’t Memorialize Your Trouble