Credit to ourselves

Someone on The View asked the question, "What next?"  This was in regard to the action by many women at the Golden Globes last Sunday. This includes refusing to give into the "what are you wearing" talk (which, to be fair, was initiated by Joan Rivers years ago). More importantly this included introducing us the …

Black Women in Alabama – 2017 in review

2017 was a hard year for everyone:  ailing elderly parents, issues with our children and/or partners, problems in work or finding it, or coming down with sometimes  illness as serious as cancer (shoutout to B). As I have repeated time and time again: #bwia #BlackwomeninAlabama. If they could move forward in adversity, anyone can. But the only …

Wisdom

Today I met a man from Albania who has given up everything to ensure that his children get a good education. Very much a philosopher, he had me think about my wealth because, as he pointed out to me, someone such as I with  friends and family, a decent job and an education, I am …

Crisis mode

Things have been chaotic in my life of late.  My mother, a young 75, had been very ill.  Things at my day job have been, well, off and on. And my anxiety has been had me staring up at  at a cliff- face So what happened to my call to change the state of play? …