“Got these feet in these shoes that walked a mile or two/got these hands, they done work that left them black and blue/got these hips, they are wide, but they know how to move…” ~Amel Larrieux “All I Got” Yesterday was trying. In keeping still, worries I usually evade or ignore crept up on me.…Read more »
I once dated a man who temporarily lost his thoughts: standing over me, pointing his finger in my face and saying a bunch of words I could no longer hear. I asked him to take a seat and stop pointing: THREE TIMES. He didn’t. I stood up, gathered my things and walked outside. He…Read more »
Epic (adj.): grand in scale or character Fail (n.): a grade not high enough to pass (an examination or test) OR (v.): to be unsuccessful in achieving (one’s goal)* It doesn’t have to last forever to be beautiful. ~my mama In fact, nothing does – last forever, that is. And so, if we are to…Read more »
Sometimes the answer is … pause. Everything you need will be there when you return.
“Nothing changes until we do.” -a lotta folk Someone asked me, “How can I make him change? I just want to make things better.” The reply was simple. “You can’t.” After I thought the shock factor had done its due, I added, “You can change. You can be better anytime you choose. You can change your focus…Read more »
Remembering is made complete through action. As soon as you remember, DO. This is how transformation happens.
As I age, I will tell those generations after me: Cook like you’re making love. Take your time. Make sure your hands are clean and your heart is full. Stay connected. Taste it to see how you’re doing. Ask questions. Experiment, and laugh. Listen to music that evokes a lingering, closed-eye smile. Make sure you’re really…Read more »