Upon You I’ve Stumbled

  Dear Verana, In the past two months I’ve stumbled twice and both times it has been upon love. One of those particular times has you at the very center. Two months ago my best friend and I sat in her living room and described to each other our perfect plan for  our Summer Vacation. … Continue reading

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Not That Chick

  Dear Normal Chicks, How do you do it? I mean really, what is your secret? I keep trying and trying and it never fails, I keep finding out I am just not that chick. Which chick you ask? The normal one. Let me give you the scenario: I have had the same guy best … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Grandfather

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day, Birthdays, Graduations, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Grandparent’s Day, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Those are some of the holidays I spent with my Grandfather. Holidays we all spent with Grandfather. My grandfather was a family man, he was a brother, an uncle, a son, a nephew, … Continue reading

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Chasing Ray

Dear First Love, Life is no longer like a box of chocolates, I seem to now always know exactly what I’m going to get. I’m going to get a slightly different version of the first I’ve been chasing. I watch a lot of Criminal Minds- it’s my all time favorite Criminal show currently and one … Continue reading

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Is Love Ever Really Lost?

Dear Heartbreak, It’s amazing how easily I could dismiss the love that was lost as not meant to be but the heartbreak that continues to cling on seems inevitable. For some odd reason it was so easy to accept that the love just wasn’t what I thought the love was and even easier to accept … Continue reading

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I Don’t Hate You but I Don’t Love You

Dear Heartache, There is this moment in a break up when we feel as if we are caught between two polar opposites. I don’t love you anymore but I don’t hate you, despite how many times I may have said this to you over the course of our long good-bye. Love is a Choice brought … Continue reading

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Falling in Love is A Choice

Dear Broken Heart, It’s so easy to feel like I am at the mercy of you, left with nothing but the shattered pieces that lie scattered about my feet, some shards large and easily identifiable but others small and hidden in the rubble that has since accumulated, some fallen deep into cracks that may never … Continue reading

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Bag Lady

Dear Erykah Badu, I did not come into this world celebrated by the world as a Black Nubian Queen, there may have been a silver spoon nearby but upon my tongue, beneath my lips it did not rest. As life has progressed and I have evolved I have become a beautiful, Black, independent, prosperous, talented, … Continue reading

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We Can’t Do It

Dear Cheater, I have had so many interesting conversations over the past couple years with both my female friends and my many male friends regarding the issue of cheating and I find it so interesting the way there is so much justification from grown adults about cheating. It’s with no judgment that I write this but I … Continue reading

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Halfway Ever After

Dear Male Species,  I have been highly in review of you over the past couple years and what I’ve noticed and pondered upon is that you didn’t grow up with the dream of Happily Ever After the way we girls did. Which is the only reason I can think of to explain why you would … Continue reading

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