Today, I've officially been 32 years old for 32 days. Since I'm big on numbers, their significance, and paying attention to them in the world . . . I'm digging 32. As an exercise of introspection, here are thirty-two lessons I've collected over my more than three decades of living.
When I first saw the event page for this march on Facebook, I knew I had to be there. Rallying, supporting and forming unique voices into harmonious chords for the bettering of issues in common is a big part of the social and political fabric of our country; past and future. The first March for Black Women Houston was held on March 3rd, 2018.
Last week, I had the pleasure of hearing Nikki Giovanni speak in person. The event was free to attend thanks to the Houston Public Library. Here are some of my favorite quotes and takeaways from the inspiring lecture event.
My husband and I recently celebrated our eighth anniversary. The day of, we woke up late enjoyed a leisurely breakfast date, walked around the mall and otherwise enjoyed being sans kids for a few hours. That weekend we took the laid-back, kid-free fun on the road with a quick getaway to Galveston island. See where we stayed, what we ate, and why we will be back soon.
This holiday season, it was very important for me to find outlets to give back. Personally, I wanted to make a connection with people and to volunteer in some way that gave them cause to feel a little extra holiday cheer. This year my focus was senior citizens, for a few reasons.
I'm fairly new to being a podcast enjoyer. Before recently, I never really listened to any. I certainly never imagined I'd be following several, and looking for more to add to my rotation. So, since I'm really digging the medium, I'll be sharing my "Podcast Picks" monthly.
Friday was an emotional roller coaster. Somehow, several big lessons were packed into one relatively short span of time. I try to be intentional in my interactions and authentic in my conversations. BUT, I also have anxiety.
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