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October 7, 2019

GRATITUDE

I rarely cry, but just a few minutes ago, as I was doing my evening stretches, tears began to leak out of my eyes as I was flooded with immense gratitude for everything in my life. I was inspired to thank my ancestors (Grams, Momsie, and O’ma) and I felt their responses in certain phrases - Read More -

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April 20, 2019

FUN!

Yesterday, it was a privilege for me to be on air with legendary Mr. John Hanson on “In Black America” at  KUT Austin, Texas — the longest running Black radio station in America! The recording can be found on my SoundCloud Channel: here. (Please note that this is an unedited preview, as the actual broadcast - Read More -

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March 3, 2019

THE REMEDY

Yesterday, I had the most amazing time chatting with MistaGoodBar at The Remedy (KPFT Houston)! We has so much fun talking books, music, and travel — three of my passions! So much love and appreciation for the support Please click here for the full interview. If you listened and enjoyed this interview, please know that - Read More -

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January 1, 2019

BURN ALL DOUBTS AND FEARS

As we enter a new year, let us burn all of the doubts, fears, and anxieties that we felt in 2018. Let us celebrate our resilience as we overcame all that threatened to tear us down in the days past… and may we recognize that, like a phoenix, we continue to rise from the ashes - Read More -

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November 16, 2018

OSAKA

When traveling to Kyoto, it just makes sense to visit Osaka (or vice versa). They are not that far apart (maybe an hour by train), but the cities feel worlds apart. I was staying in the business district in Osaka, so the energy definitely felt focused and determined. In Kyoto, the old city, the feeling - Read More -

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July 31, 2018

BOSTON

Soooo, while in Lisbon, I decided to travel to Boston to surprise my niece for her 17th birthday! She was at Harvard this summer to take classes (yes, she’s brilliant!) and my sister/brother-in-law traveled down to kindly take her and some of her friends to dinner. Under the rouse of arranging dessert for the dinner, - Read More -

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July 29, 2018

DAKAR

Traveling to Dakar, Senegal from Praia was only about a one hour flight. However, to prepare for the trip, Joli and I had to get Yellow Fever shots (though our Yellow Fever card was never checked…coming or going!), and we had to take malaria pills. Somehow, we managed to do both before the trip. I - Read More -

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July 29, 2018

PRAIA

My visit to Praia (on the main island of Santiago) was all about PEOPLE! Well, and food haha! It was so wonderful to be with my incredible friends and recharge on good food and frequent visits to my favorite gym there! it was the first time in a long time that I felt full. I mean - Read More -

April 19, 2018

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!

Today is my beautiful mother’s birthday, so I decided she should have her own post! That’s the wonderful thing about running your own website…you do what you want ;) And really my incredible mother deserves more than just a day of celebration, but we have to start somewhere, right? ;) To say that I love my - Read More -

July 14, 2017

THE WAY OF WAKING UP

This video from Alan Watts is profound and deserving of its own post <3 Namaste.

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