CoComelon runs the world. Okay, maybe not the world, but this popular children’s show has dominated the households with young children all over America and the world at large. My household has succumbed to the mesmerizing songs and images of a picturesque family and their community. The songs are contagious and I find myself hopping […]Read more "CoComelon Nation"
At some point I began planning events in my head. I daydreamed about what outfits I would pack for my trip to Virginia. I haven’t been to this part of the country in years and I looked forward to traveling outside of Connecticut. “Maybe I need new luggage too?” I thought as I perused online […]Read more "Love, Locs, and Plants"
Please stand if you’re ready for a vacation. Dear reader please imagine me standing with both arms up; waving frantically from side to side. Me! Me! Me! Me! I’m ready! I’d also then like a vacation from my vacation to literally and figuratively unpack it all. This past weekend I had the pleasure of taking […]Read more "I’m Ready"
Mothers: Y’all alright? There’s this really amazing thing that happened to me when I was pregnant and after I gave birth. Women, near and far checked in on me. Randomly, without a specific reason. It seems like just yesterday I was caring for a newborn in what felt like new world. Prior to Harper’s birth […]Read more "ADORE"
I’m elated. Looking back on milestone moments in my life I’ve always felt a certain level of excitement to the unknown. Whenever I couldn’t comfortably predict an outcome there was always a certain level of fear but also joy in not knowing what will happen next. I think the earliest memories of the sheer joy […]Read more "J U B I L A T I O N"
The only constant I can depend on is change. As the weather begins to warm I find myself waking up to rays of sunlight peeking through my windows, the dark and frigid winter mornings have been replaced with a cool and sun filled sky. Snow boots, scarves and thick sweaters have been replaced with cotton […]Read more "“Keep Your Face to the Sunshine”"
The light touch of God’s grace permeates everything. Rose Gold. That was the color my mom gravitated to when she looked at decorations for her 61st birthday dinner. Around this time last year she was not in the best of health. She spent many days in and out of hospitals and even time in a […]Read more "Gossamer"
Yesterday was a good day. On the 19th of January I discussed the local threats that we may face here in Connecticut as we all continued to talk about the insanity of January 6th. I prayed for safety for all of us as we prepared for the inauguration of both Biden and Harris. And on […]Read more "We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace"
And then it all came tumbling down. An avid reader of this blog looked at me and said: “What do you have to say about this? Sula readers are waiting!” Aside from that warm and gushy feeling of knowing a reader was awaiting a Sula post, I had to think: What are my thoughts? The […]Read more "the bedrock of democracy"