Traditional Southern New Year’s Day Meal For Good luck, Health, and Wealth

Yesterday I succumbed to an “Old School” tradition and cooked the New Year’s Day meal that has been a constant in my family since forever. I used to say these were African American dishes, but from years of sharing traditions with the readers of this blog, I’ve come to realize that other races embrace many […]

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Work by Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat features prominently in Tiffany & Co. Ad Campaign Featuring Jay-Z and Beyonce

I am intrigued by the new Tiffany & Co. campaign featuring music icons, Sean (Jay-Z) Carter and his wife, Beyonce Knowles-Carter. In the promotional photo, Jay-Z appears to be staring off, neither contemplating his wife, her jewelry, nor the graffiti art next to him. Beyonce, in a statuesque pose, proudly wears the rare 30 million […]

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Sometimes You Have To Take One For the Team

The Daily Post prompt—FROTH The froth oozed from his mouth and joy lit my heart. He was dying, and I didn’t regret it. In fact, a sense of freedom bubbled up inside of me. The weight I’d been carrying for the last seven years had taken wing and was trying to escape through my mouth—my […]

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