Written while streaming the Black History Salute playlist on Spotify. I parked at the coffee shop, got out of my car, and saw my dear friend, Addy, and his mom walking to the same place. Now, that's how you start a week off right. Impromptu coffee with best buddies. Here are a few unrelated things … Continue reading Let’s Check In
I have heard the cries of my people and I’m here to give you what you asked for! This time last year we were gearing up for a Selfie Challenge. I’d conceived of it a night or two before the launch and it was very thrown together. But it was a lot of fun! I … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 #xoxoselfiechallenge!
Ever since the incredible Kalene of Blue Muse Photography asked me to be a part of this project, I knew I wanted to write about it. Ever since I got the results back on the reader survey that I sent out into the internet, and I read about how many of you are challenged by … Continue reading It Sounds Terrifying and Awesome. Let’s Do It
“Now maybe there’s a lesson I've been given Or some wisdom from the stories that I need to tell. And everybody's hoping and scraping and wishing They could be something outside themselves. If I can be me, then you can be yourself.” Tunde Olaniran We’re only half way through 2016 and I feel like we’re … Continue reading Announcing the #XOXOSummerSelfie challenge!
The topic for today’s #xoxoselfie challenge is Fake It Till You Make It. And at first I couldn’t think of anything to post. I had whatever the Instagram version of writer’s block is. My main thought was, “I can’t afford to fake anything right now.” Truth is that I’m feeling a little bit low. A … Continue reading Page 73: Fake it ‘Till You Make It