When Nintendo Crushes the Male Ego

Saturday evening something rather humorous and yet a tad sad happened.  I was out of town, had just had the time of my life with some friends daring enough to zip-line earlier that day and we were now gearing up for a potluck held at one of their boyfriend’s places.  I had anticipated meeting some new people at this… Continue reading When Nintendo Crushes the Male Ego

Friendship: Betrayal, Forgiveness & Reconciliation

This weekend I attended a doctoral graduation ceremony out of state.  The car ride was 6 hours long and my mom and I faced an additional 1 1/2 hour delay due to a four-car accident.  Rumor had it there was a semi involved. Even though I didn’t see the accident I know it had to… Continue reading Friendship: Betrayal, Forgiveness & Reconciliation

Ready. Set. Leap…

I had this great epiphany today that I’m in transition.  For the last 6 months I’ve been growing out my relaxer and slowly joining the “natural hair movement”.  For the uniformed, this movement consists of African American women letting go of chemically processing their hair and opting to don their natural and coily locks.  In… Continue reading Ready. Set. Leap…