When I travel abroad, they stare. Period. But this time, for a very unexpected reason. Continue reading Me, the Sideshow in Guatemala
Foreign young women shouldn’t walk down dark streets alone. And, a gentleman should accompany her back to safety. We both knew this. Continue reading Part 1: No, I wasn’t r****
I’m a new college teacher to 106 hard headed students who’ve taught me in one semester that i’m really just looking at myself. Continue reading teaching college is hard as shit, and students are afraid to be creative.
I was driving home from work tonight when I saw a familiar sign. Would you believe me if I said that seeing it made me smile? Traffic is one of my greatest pet peeves. I rarely have the patience for it, and will drive an extra 5-10 miles out of my way if it means … Continue reading Expect Delays
Scandal’s leading lady, character Olivia Pope, was markedly my fashion inspiration during 2013 – my Iyawo year. If I was going to wear nothing but white for 365 consecutive days, i’d do so as my mother has raised me – with class and style. I spent all of 2013 wearing white clothes every day, … Continue reading They Called Me Olivia Pope: 8 Things I Learned During My Year In White
I’m sitting at this moment at an audition for a spot of Host on a local network. I went over my my game plan in the car, determining and saying aloud to the audience of Self my purpose for even coming. Admittedly, I was apprehensive to audition – this is for a Christian network, and … Continue reading Swim