Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

*Disclaimer: This post is a retrospect of my immediate thoughts about the life and musical influence of Prince during the week following his death last April. I've chosen to complete the draft I started at that time and post it in honor of him on the first anniversary of his death. * Ode to Prince: The Purple … Continue reading Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Meklit Hadero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC8feW4gomo   What's up, what's up, what's up my lovely people! Gooooooooooooood Wednesday and happy February! It's me, your lady DJ following up January's intro broadcasts to the show with a beautifully sensuous song and video to kick off the new month! That's right, it's time to get your feelings flowing and pockets ready for 28 days … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Meklit Hadero

Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

While attending a networking social on Thursday, I blindly volunteered to be a Saturday substitute reader for MARRS - Mountain Area Radio Reading Service of Asheville, NC, a radio reading service for individuals who are blind, visually or print impaired.  Volunteers of this nonprofit read local news and events from a number of newspapers and weekly … Continue reading Blindly Entering A New Frontier – MARRS

I Am Not My Hair… Well, Not as Much as Before

"The hair is the most elevated point of your body, which means it is the closest to the divine. ... Because the hair is the closest thing to the heavens, communication from the gods and spirits was thought to pass through the hair to get to the soul." - from page 4 of Hair Story: Untangling … Continue reading I Am Not My Hair… Well, Not as Much as Before

Book of the Month: Hair Story by Ayana D. Byrd & Lori L. Tharps

As you all know, prolific reading makes you a better writer.  So, in addition to realizing my dream of becoming a published writer, another one of the challenges I gave myself at the start of 2015 was to bring my inner "bookworm" back to life.   To do that, I established a Goodreads account last weekend … Continue reading Book of the Month: Hair Story by Ayana D. Byrd & Lori L. Tharps