I relaxed my natural hair

I relaxed my natural hair

At times, I still can’t believe I actually did it.  But, I did.

My naturalista friends will want to shake me because I relaxed my natural, chemical-free hair.

In case you’re not clued in, let me tell you the dissension over straighteners in the Black community is real! It almost makes me apprehensive writing this post. So, I’ll begin by saying my personal choice (emphasis on personal) is in no way judgement against women who choose (emphasis on choose) to wear their (emphasis on their) hair in it’s natural state. Continue reading

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My featured image is not showing on WordPress

I’m so incredibly mad at my blog.  Can’t you see the frustration in my face? Or does it look more like constipation?

Anyway…

I’ve been having trouble with my layout and theme, so I deactivated all my plugins.  So, I’m creating this post to see if that remedied the problem.

So, this blog post will soon disappear as it is only an experiment.

Cross your fingers…

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My Forty-something Style Returns…

I was inspired to take a few shots of my over 40 outfits after watching a Netflix doc on fashion icon, Iris Apfel.

Well into her 90’s, she wears exactly what she wants and does so with such posh, artistic flair. It made me ponder. Now, if she can “werk” in her mid-90s, surely I can serve up a little something in my 40s, right? Continue reading

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Prince is gone…but not forgotten

Prince is gone. Here is my 40-something take. A Gen-Xer dealing with the loss.

#Prince

Today at work, after I got news that Prince passed away, I was really affected by it. I mean I felt a lump in my throat. I just couldn’t believe it.

I didn’t know him personally, we didn’t’ grow up together, nor did he attend Thanksgiving dinner at my house. Still, I felt such a bitter and stinging a sense of loss. Continue reading