September 11, 2011

A decade has passed since that dreadful day the world will never forget, September 11, 2001 attacks.  This day is also my birthday. Yes, I was born on 9/11. In 2001 I turned 30 and like so many others remember just about every detail of that day. Continue Reading

Stimulating Statement: 7/21/2011

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Harold R. McAlindon

path Stimulating Statement: 7/21/2011

Stimulating Statement: 7/7/2011

dice Stimulating Statement: 7/7/2011ladder Stimulating Statement: 7/7/2011“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

It’s Summertime!!!!

My absolute favorite time of the year, summer, is here! I may be a day late with celebrating in the joy of the start of the best season; nonetheless, the summer solstice for 2011 has happened.

summertime flowers pattern It’s Summertime!!!!

Let’s celebrate summer!

So, what are some of your favorite things to do or see during summer? What are some of your go to natural hair styles?

Naturally Inspiring – Solange Knowles

This is a recent picture of Solonge Knowels at an event. She wears her hair natural. I think it’s beautiful.

solonge Naturally Inspiring   Solange Knowles

For black women, so much of our self-esteem, confidence and self-worth is wrapped around the state of our hair. A “bad” hair day can cross many events off of a social calendar. For so long society, media, pop culture and the work force has dictated what the standard of beauty for black women’s hair should be. The natural hair movement that is currently happening gains even more momentum with black celebrities joining. I find it quite encouraging to see popular, mainstream women be themselves naturally and do so with confidence, grace and a great sense of style while showing their God given beauty.

Who are some naturals that inspire you?