There is a lot going on in our country right now. Executive orders have been dropping out of this new administration like bombs on our consciousness. I don’t have many words for what’s happening because I’m still processing. Part of me wants to believe that I’m dreaming. Is this our reality? But I did want to share a word of encouragement to my readers. Continue reading “Words for Today”
In about a month I’ll be packing a suitcase and boarding a flight to Cuba. (Yes, you read that right. I’m going to Cuba!) As you may already know from my previous posts I love traveling and I’m proud to call myself an addict. Continue reading “2017 Travel Goals!”
2017 is here and I am beyond excited for all of the things that lie ahead. Continue reading “Hello 2017”
“Tell me, how does it feel to see your mother?”, he said.
I was confused. I blinked twice before simply spitting out the word, “What?”
“Tell me how it feels to see your mother,” he repeated. Yes, I had heard the question correctly and yes, he was honestly waiting for an answer. Continue reading “The Things We Take for Granted”
A lot happened in November. The 2016 Presidential Election finally came to an end, the holiday season began, and the end of the year is coming quickly. There have been a lot of emotions going around this month and its time for us to take a look back.
Continue reading “Unafraid Life Lessons – November 2016”
I have a lot of feelings about the 2016 elections. Being a black female in America, the daughter of immigrants, a member of a military family who’s future Commander-In-Chief has just been elected, a social worker who is busting her butt to empower and build up the youth of our society… All of the intersections of my identities are responding, but no matter who won last night the problems in this country were and are not going to be solved by one man or woman.
Continue reading “Thoughts on the 2016 Presidential Election “
Today I turn 24. For me, my Chapter 24 starts right now and I’m planning on doing a couple things differently over this next year. Continue reading “My 24th Chapter: Unafraid and Unfiltered”
Last weekend my roommate, a friend, and I took a mini road trip to upstate New York. We spent the day wandering through Storm King Art Center, a beautiful outdoor sculpture park, and tasting wine at Brotherhood Winery, America’s oldest winery. Don’t worry, we documented all the shenanigans to prove it. Continue reading “Weekend Wanderlust: Hudson Valley, NY”
Did your September feel like it flew by? Mine sure did. We’ll keep this month’s recap short and sweet because time is passing us by as we speak: Continue reading “Unafraid Life Lessons – September 2016”