stories of an ambiguous insider, living outside of her

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My grandmother used to tell me, “I love when you wear your hair back, so I can see you.” Even before hairstrike2014*, her words lived in my heart and I would hear them when I pulled my hair back, “…so I can see you” and I’d smile. But the truth is: when I wore my […]

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Looking from the outside in, I’m the biggest Scrooge! I hate Christmas music, I don’t like to exchange gifts and I’m not a fan of extended, family visits, and by extended, I mean anything over 24hours. But, if you take the time to see things from the INside out, you will see that I’m not […]

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“I know what I was on, I had a Pilot Jones She took me high, then she took me home…” f.ocean As Hip Hop Asana, a yoga class done to hip-hop, came to an end and I was lying in Savasana (shah-VAH-sah-nah), the final part of a yoga class where you lie still like a […]

I recently left a chapter of transition in my life. I left my job, the city I lived in, and a lot of baggage behind. It was a beautiful move. I’m so very happy and feeling settled…It reminded me of my gift of goodbye! I talked about my gift of goodbye a couple years ago, […]

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As you may know, I adore flowers!! But did you know that there are at least 10 beautiful flowers that only bloom at night? The Brahma Kamal is my favorite of these flowers and it only blooms once a year, at night.  Some of you may know from my following me on IG or by […]

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This was written with a sincere thank you to a gray man with the patience to let it surface, to an angel with a chubby baby boy, to my soul mate with the mirror, and to my other soul mates, who held me tight for the past year+ Apologies: I haven’t been able to write […]

How does the rhyme go..? “sticks and stones will break your bones, but your words will never hurt me” Well if this isn’t an all out lie, I don’t know what is! I can’t believe we tell our children this! They sell all kinds of insurance for things that can be easily put back together, […]

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