Imagine if I won an award for Best Supporting Actress... the irony! My Fictional Introspective Acceptance Speech
Anyways, one of the most versatile colors in a wardrobe isn’t technically a color. Yes, I’m talking about the thing that Pintrest decorating themes and H&M store display orgasms are made of: that glorious shade of white in all of its variations.
While dance clubs and other heavily social or uncoordinated activities are still way too far out of my comfort zone, I go a lot of places. And I usually go alone. I know! Possibly the only thing more threatening as an introvert than having to go out and be around people, is having to go out and be surrounded by strangers.
If skin was coffee, in all of its variety Would you still think that mine wasn’t as sweet? I wouldn’t be the traditional French vanilla latte. A warm café au lait, or a caramel frappe. I have two extra pumps of mocha in my cup All robust and rich, just savory enough. I wouldn’t be … Continue reading Two Pumps of Mocha, Please.
“I want everyone to wear what they want and mix it in their own way. That, to me, is what is modern.” -Karl Lagerfeld One of my favorite things about thrifting is picking out the best, and worst, of yesterday’s fashion. While there’s absolutely nothing wrong with looking like an extra from an … Continue reading Fashion Fridays: The Fun Conservative
So stay and let me be me or leave and let me be free.
I don’t fancy myself a fashionista, or chic, or anything like that. I’m just a clothes hoarder.
You don’t get a say over how you came into this world, and the circumstances you were born into. Arguably, that’s what makes the topic of family and kinship so contemptable for many people: you’re forced into a relationship, for better or worse, for a large part of your life. Even if you move away, change your name, change your phone number, and cease communication, you can’t escape your family and the impact they’ve had in defining you completely… Trust me, I’ve tried. *wink*
Black sheep, black sheep Have you any wool? Or have you been left naked And stranded by the wolves? Wolves in sheep's clothing Disguised as your kin. Black sheep, black sheep How could you fit in? Where is your Sheppard? Where is your pasture? Where is your home? Where is your master? Black sheep, black … Continue reading The Ugly Black Sheep.
Happy Black History Month! In addition to celebrating the contributions of great men and women that have contributed not only to our culture, but to the world as a whole, Black History Month is a time of reflection for ourselves. Though hard to imagine, everything we are doing in this generation is influencing future generations. … Continue reading The Realities of Being Magical: Part One