Hellooooooooooo everyone, and happy happy happy NOVEMBER!!!!! That's right, my signature month of the year has finally arrived. For those of you not in the know, November is your DJ's fav-o-rite (said like JJ's "dy-no-mite") month - full of my most beloved holidays, views of nature in its richest colors, and (*gasp*) day of birth! So, big things seem to … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Laura Mvula
Have a spooooooooook-tacular but safe Halloween.
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
"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
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