30 Days Notice

30 Days Notice

“Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. Maybe you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.” When my plane departed New York on May 20th, 2015, I gazed at the Empire State Building for as long as I could, shimmering in Columbia blue. I was [...]

Native Children

Native Children

I speak for the colored women of the South, because it is there that the millions of Blacks in this country have watered the soil with blood and tears, and it is there too that the colored woman of America has made her characteristic history and there her destiny is evolving.- Anna Julia Cooper The [...]

A Simple Recipe

A Simple Recipe

A few nights ago, I ate a dinner that was lovingly made. Feeling the need for some warm, carb-y goodness, I crafted one of my favorite simple dishes: lemon pepper pasta. It's easy. It's delicious. And it's ready in a few minutes. Here’s the recipe: You're gonna need: 1-2 packs Trader Joe’s Lemon Pepper Pappardelle Pasta To say [...]

To LA with…

To LA with…

A few weeks ago, my world broke open. I had just come back from a spring break swim when the truth settled into my bones. Much like falling in love, inspiration, or gas it washed over me and made my body distinctively feel almost solemnly possessed. I walked calmly into my room, a beautiful bungalow [...]

Clueless

Clueless

This blog is a leap of faith. Because for the first time in my adult life, I have no clue where I'm going to land. Ever woke up and just said, "What the fuck?" Maybe as a question, response, or just a meditation of sorts? Well, you have found a home. Welcome to the Tribe. [...]