Dreams don’t give up on dreams, people give up on dreams.– Yours Truly. <3
Everything’s better with sprinkles.– A very wise man
Straightening my hair for the first time...
I did my big chop 4 years ago - 2 weeks before I went to college. But I only started growing my hair out last January. Coincidentally, I started my process once I started dating a gentleman who is now my boyfriend. My mom mailed me a flat iron last night. And I pressed my hair - just to see what would happen. I spent all of last night feeling like a traitor to all natural haired Black women....
I've Got this Friend...
I’ve got this friend. And she’s really amazing. And she works really hard. Harder for people than she does for herself sometimes. And she’s a doll. And she’s funny, smart, and brave. But most of all - best of all… she’s got a heart of gold. She reminds me of me, and I remind her of her. It’s real. I hate when I see people step on her, walk past her,...
J & I ran into a soldier yesterday while we were visiting the Great Lakes Naval Exchange. We were buying watches, and he was asking us for advice on the watch that would be acceptable to wear with his uniform. He was fresh in - clean face, buzzed hair cut, wide eyes. It made my heart swell. I wonder what my dad looked like when he showed up to his first recruitment station 31 years ago. ...
The World is Over
C: Yo, G - the world is about to end...
E: You think that too!? I think that too?!
E: I'm saying man, can I just get a husband before the world end.
“Pain is weakness leaving the body”. I always hated hearing this. I used to think it meant that if I was crying, I was weak to be doing so. But what it means is, if tears are brought to my eyes, it is not weakness of my character, but weakness of my mind. Most of the time, I consciously posit myself to be the victim in a situation when I feel myself up against an obstacle I...
March is here. Have a cupcake and STFU! Love you.