Free-For-All Friday

Free-For-All Friday: A New Look for Me Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I had won a photo shoot in a contest about celebrating self love. Well, I finally want to share the results of that. The photos were shot by the awesome Kahran and Reg from Creative Soul Photography. They made me feel much more at ease than I expected, [...]

Free-for-All Friday: We’re in Maintenance! Thumbnail

I took this photo of Ja’Naya last weekend when we were playing at the park. It is a great reminder that we have so much to be thankful for. This week, though, our thanks are tenfold. She has officially reached the “maintenance” phase of her treatment! This means that weekly visits to the clinic will [...]

There are a million things I could say about the oil spill, a million photos I could show of birds, turtles and dolphins covered in oil, and a million different names I could call BP. But I think Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, the Preservation Hall Band, Trombone Shorty, and Tim Robbins said it pretty well. [...]

Free-for-All Friday: An Update on Ja’Naya…and Her Hair Thumbnail

I initially planned to rant in this post about something that recently ticked me off, then decided my time and energy would be better spent giving you an update on Miss Ja’Naya and her treatment. Everyone was SO supportive when she was first diagnosed with leukemia back in January, which almost seems like a lifetime [...]

Free-for-All Friday: Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Me Thumbnail

In the spirit of sharing more of myself with you, my readers, I decided that each Friday, I will write one post that is a departure from the usual content here. I’ll call it Free-for-All Friday. It may be a trivia post, or something about current events, or just something that has caught my attention [...]