My Life

What I Know For Sure: On Dreaming Big at 40


It is my birthday! Today I am FORTY, y’all! Can you believe it? I cannot. Wasn’t I just 12? Who messed with father time? For the record, I think I look fantastic! It’s the middle of the night, I’ve been fighting some allergic reaction for like 2 weeks, I have a boatload of work to handle and on top of ...

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What I Know For Sure: On Love


Yup, we got to the love portion of the list. What can I say? Mamihood on Monday, living on Tuesday and love, smack dab in the middle of your week. Grab some wine a cup of coffee and let’s get to it. If you don’t learn the lesson, you’ll keep getting the test: this doesn’t just apply to love but ...

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What I Know For Sure: On Living


Yesterday, I shared what I knew about Mamihood. Today, I share my simple thoughts on living.  Self-absorbed people have no idea you exist: this is true and I’d write more here but if you’re self absorbed you’ll probably hand this over to the person sitting next to you and tell them it’s for them. All that to say, take it ...

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Mami Mondays: What I Know For Sure


You know I love me some Oprah. I have it in a corner of my vision board that I shall be speaking to her at some point in time. So it is no wonder that the words “what I know for sure” are so ingrained in me that when I say the words in my head, it is her voice I ...

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Time and Being Present {#Mamis40to40}


(I wrote this on my phone as I was boarding my plane in Houston, at approximately some hour which I do not recall)   It is all about time. What we’ve spent, what we are eating up, what we might not have.   These last few months, as I have struggled to create more space for peace, I have been ...

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40 Days Till 40 {#Mamis40to40}


With 40 more days until my birthday, I want to issue a challenge to friends near and far. I am not planning a big birthday bash (this is your hint to start planning a surprise party for me STAT, folks). But the thing about parties is that you never get the one-on-one time with all the people that come out ...

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Living Your Dream in 2015


Lots going on this year. Primarily the fact that I’m diving in head first into coaching. Check this out and tell me what you think. Also keeping my promise to do more vlogs. Be gentle, sweet people. Be gentle. The site and platform are being worked on as I type. Hope you’ll join the crowd and sign up to receive ...

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He Owned Life: Stuart Scott Wins!

You beat cancer by how you live, why you live and in the manner in which you live."

I have been watching sports for a long time. I can say that my favorite thing to watch was SportsCenter. Well, I’m lying. My favorite thing to watch was Stuart Scott. You guys ever fall in love with a person that might not know your name? So many of us felt this way about Stuart. This dude that strolled up ...

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The Word(s) for 2015


Epic adjective \?e-pik\: very great or large and usually difficult or impressive. Extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially in size or scope. Last week I thought I’d settled on my word for 2014. I feel as if I lived a good deal of my word in 2014 and wanted to keep that momentum going. What better word to select for ...

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