This year I asked the heavens above to bring more kindhearted, funny and like minded people into my life. As I have ventured through new spaces and to new places, surprisingly I have met some of the most sincere and down to earth folk. This was especially true during my trip to and throughout Sri… Continue reading TALK TO STRANGERS
Month: November 2018
TO BE SKINNY AND BLACK In the Black community when someone says you are skinny it's not a compliment. It's more of a put-down and it's perfectly acceptable to tell someone they need to gain weight. But wait, don't you dare say to someone they need to shed a few pounds. If you don't meet… Continue reading You Skinny!
Happy B-day Mama
Happy born day to my mama, mama Fredia as my friends call her. On this day we celebrate her and all of her badassery. If you have had the opportunity to meet my mom you realized quickly she is a force to be reckoned with. She’s honest, kind-hearted, creative, adventurous, un-apologetically loud and tons of… Continue reading Happy B-day Mama
This summer I took my 20th trip to Africa and my first trip to my namesake, Kenya. I decided this year I had to check it off the list because I was tired of the annoying question, ”Have you ever been to Kenya?” When I reply “No” people look at with me with such dismay… Continue reading My Namesake