I'm happy to be alive, writing this blog post because things could have went a lot differently. Upwards and Onwards #2020.
For the last half of the year, I've experienced a huge CREATIVE BLOCK. I've also questioned what I'm doing in the blogger-space. It happens. #MommyFab #WriterInLieu
Life isn't coming up Roses and that's okay. Indeed that is life. #MommyFab
My Dad told me that "A PICTURE IS WORTH A 1,000 WORDS". I'm a word person. Words matter. Words cut. Words heal. Words hurts. Words without action though are meaningless fodder for life. I don't take pretty pictures. I take pictures of things that excite me, that interest me, that please me, that upset me, … Continue reading ONE THOUSAND WORDS!
What if I told you all the prayers of my youth were answered. God / Universe looked out for me and I am still covered. #MommyFab
You don't always have to comment when you see colorism, but make note of your "friends" who perpetuate colorism. Protect yourself, your kid, and your peace from this dysfunction. #Mommyfab
... And this is the very vulnerable, ugly side of parenting. The morbid feeling that you are being left behind as your kid evolves and knowing that time is the most precious commodity you have
I ponder a lot of things. Wondering about erasure and aging Black women's sexuality is one of them.
Retiring in the islands is possibly a pipe dream, but I like watching other people do so via the tele. #MommyFab
So if we shape our tomorrow by what we do today, then let's take a moment and focus on joy and happiness for ourselves, so we can have a more peaceful tomorrow.
... And so I'm back. I'm unapologetically and unashamedly ME. And that's ENOUGH. I shall move the way the universe lays the path.
"Dear Khloe" is a photography book coming out soon featuring 100 fearless Black women with natural hair, dedicated to my little sister who is self-conscious about her afro. (Author: St. Clair Detrick-Jules) #DearKhloe