Dear Brave Ones, I am deeply sorry for your tragic losses. The world is still broken. I should tell you that something crashed into my heart, when almost a year apart, I learned that you were drafted into a small, unfortunate fraternity: Family of Black victims killed by the police. The scenario is too […] via […]Read more "A Letter to the Families of Philando Castile and Charleena Lyle (a repost)"
Cloudland Canyon had been on my radar for over a year; I mean, look at it. After my trip to San Juan, I thought hey, where can I hike that resembles heaven without hopping on a plane? Cloudland is one of sixty Georgia state parks and is located in Rising Fawn about two hours northwest […]Read more "Head in the Cloudland"
He dances around love wearing a life vest. And no, its not a sweet, sensual Samba, but rather a cautious, calculated Waltz. Careful to only get his feet wet. Just enough to cool the heat and suppress his desire for/fear of companionship. Never letting love lap at his knees, you know, ’cause they might get […]Read more "(Fear of) Drowning: a Free-Verse Poem"
I live in the dirty dirty and you know it gets super sticky, so my “beauty” regimen has adapted accordingly from winter to summer, southwest desert to.. um.. tropic thunder? Anyway, here’s my current hair to toe lineup: c r o w n Coconut oil, my loyal best friend, transcends the seasons. I like to […]Read more "drugstore beauty: summer edition"