Fuck that I’m unapologetically BLACK

A570FC2A-E70A-4872-8473-A54ECA435EF6I’ll first start by saying I am in my feelingssssssss. I’m sitting on my now yellow couch, I landed back in NYC at 6:00 AM yesterday after changing my flight at 11:30 AM Cali time. A few weeks back a reconnection happened and during that conversation my friend said that “I think you’ll do great in Cali” after informing them that my move to Dallas didn’t work out. Not completely thrilled about the idea, I decided to look into the local cities of Los Angeles County. I applied to three jobs, all qualified for, and had no expectation due to the other plans I had in rotation. Continue reading “Fuck that I’m unapologetically BLACK”

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We were, and will always be

IMG_2620His smile was big, and his snicker was soft as we watched a big brother walking with his younger siblings’ home after picking up a pizza for dinner. He said that he loved children and would have more. However, as he snickered, he shared that his wife told him that he can more with another woman. Eight children were the number of children they raised together but birthed three. Two children they adopted after their parents were killed in an auto accident, their three, and another three that would be living with them on and off for almost 15 years once they relocated to the US from Fiji. Continue reading “We were, and will always be”

XXX + one day

DSC_8028I created this post about 10 different times between my laptop and the notes section in my iPhone. Trying to be as transparent as possible without getting into the semantics I started to type about. All the love, loss, grief, sorrow, sadness, the things not easily forgettable about my twenties. You know, the hard lessons that still come up every few years that you need to teach yourself how to cope with based on the new you? Yeah that kind of stuff. Continue reading “XXX + one day”