i can’t keep calm because there is too much to do

i don’t think anyone would identify me as a calm person. it’s not because i’m always amped up and agitated. it’s more because i don’t like to sit still. i know how to be still. i just don’t like doing …

black girls run and dance and lift and sweat

it is amazing to me that we even have to make such statements. yes black girls are fit. no all of us aren’t overweight. why do people think that? because non black people seem to think madea is the only …

i’ve got the answers to the secrets of life

got a secret can you keep it? swear this one you’ll save better lock it, in your pocket taking this one to the grave if i show you then i know you won’t tell what i said cause two can …

if you’re happy and you know it do these things

when you were a kid you definitely sang if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. it was probably one of the first songs you actually learned how to sing. well, maybe besides patty cake. the song is …

living life with no regrets

this past month i’ve had the privilege of caring for my brother and late sister-in-law’s youngest two children. i can’t begin to express how much i love those kids! they are my world. and living so far away makes my …

hiking through the ape caves was like walking through moria

i spent hours climbing through the ape caves at mt. st. helens in southern washington with some awesome friends, what did you do?! we started our trek bright an early from seattle and headed south to woodland where our adventures …