And It All Leads To One Shining Moment

One of my favorite yearly things occurred over this past weekend; no, not St. Patrick’s Day (though I did make a batch of Green-colored Rice Krispie Treats for the occasion), but Selection Sunday–the day the men’s NCAA basketball conference championships end and we find out […]

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To Laud Or Condemn

Since today marks the official last day of 2019’s Black History Month, this will be my last post about my people in this series. I offer up for you today a list of things–five in each category–that my people did or that was about my […]

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Say His Name

Disclaimer: this post contains strong language (i.e. cussin’) and a very graphic picture that unfortunately is not only real and un-photoshopped but a very real part of American history. You’ve been warned, so now, let’s get on with it. Dave Chappelle is one of my […]

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The Black Panther Effect

February is Black History Month; to honor that this year, all of my posts this month will be about/featuring Black people or things that have had an effect on Black people and the world at large. I’m kicking this series off with the ninth highest-grossing […]

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My Cup Runneth Over

As we near the end of another year I can’t help but reflect on everything that has happened in the past 12 months. Aside from it all, here are the top ten things that I am thankful for and that have made me smile—or laugh […]

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#squadgoals

I’m going to use this post to do some bragging, and since this is my blog I can do that! But I’m not bragging about myself, I’m bragging about my friends. While I’m sure you have some great friends, I have some ah-MAY-zing friends. The […]

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And Then, THIS Happened!

Remember the amazing Corpse Flower I was obsessed with the last time we had a chat? The one that had an entire city’s worth of people waiting for it to bloom, but then didn’t? Well, it DID bloom! Because of the timing I wasn’t able […]

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But Wait–I’m Not Ready!

Over the last two weeks, I (and a fair number of my fellow Angelenos) have been obsessed with a not-so-little plant called Amorphophallus Titanum, also known as Titan Arum, aka the corpse flower. Why the fuss? Well: 1. It takes seven to ten years for […]

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