Posts in category "relationship"

Epic Fail Tales: Bad Valentine Gifts

Epic Fail Tales: Bad Valentine Gifts
Oh, Valentine’s Day is almost here. A time for monetizing our affections with expensive gifts and nights on the town. It’s a ripe opportunity to commercialize love and debate its gift-giving abilities. It just wouldn’t be Valentine’s if we (read I) didn’t say, “I love you” and then criticize the hell out of my gift/experience.... Read more »

Remembering Our Loved Ones During the Holidays

Remembering Our Loved Ones During the Holidays
I met Dawj Sangster last year when I was a member of Six Brown Chicks. She is a Doctor of Motivation who has turned her life’s pain into purpose through her writing, motivational speaking, and serial philanthropy. Last night, Dawj hosted an “Ornament Hanging Memorial Service” to honor the lives of our loved ones lost.... Read more »

Relationship Lessons from Geese

Relationship Lessons from Geese
I was at an event where Dan Hampton was the keynote speaker. He ended his talk with “Five Lessons from Geese” which he explained that he didn’t write, but it’s so powerful that he likes to share this story. I was so moved by his words that I googled “Lessons From Geese” and found that... Read more »
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Regina Taylor's "Crowns" is a Celebration of Sisterhood

Regina Taylor's "Crowns" is a Celebration of Sisterhood
I grew up on 80th and Constance in Chicago’s Jeffrey Manor neighborhood. My maternal grandparents lived less than a mile away on 75th and Jeffrey. They owned the apartment building next door to this huge eyesore of a flower store. (The flower store is gone now, but if you ever saw it, you know the... Read more »

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni

Red Shoes – My Meeting with Nikki Giovanni
A couple weeks ago, I was bored on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. I checked my Twitter feed and saw that Nikki Giovanni was performing at the DuSable Museum. The performance had just started so I grabbed my purse and raced out the door. I adore Nikki Giovanni. I think I discovered her in high school.... Read more »

How Do I Know If He’s Into Me?

How Do I Know If He’s Into Me?
Yesterday, in my blog, I reminded women to run from men who are just not into them. One comment I received was a request for a checklist for ladies to know when a man IS into them. The commenter thinks women need help determining that as well and are sometimes too quick to write good... Read more »
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