Back in March, after a little “tiff” with my Mom (she’s my BFF), I had an “epiphany” about emotions, which I shared with her: Emotions are like the weather—always changing. It could be raining cats and dogs on one side of the street, while on the other side, the sky is clear blue and the … More Emotional Health: I Am “The Quiet Storm”
In late July, I took advantage of my bookstore membership discounts and ordered both To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM) and Go Set a Watchman (GSAW). I had seen the movie version of TKAM as a girl and I already owned a copy of the book that I’d read as a girl, but it was buried … More Atticus Finch Is NOT a Racist…But He’s Not the True Hero of the Story, Either!
On August 13, I introduced the new Category, “Health and Well-Being” to “baltimoreblackwoman.” It is an issue that has been on my mind for some time, but it just crystallized over the last few days, in part because of recent changes in my health status [see “I Am My Father’s Daughter—Not Always for the Best”], … More Introducing “Health and Well-Being”
I am the oldest child and only daughter of my father. I was named after him, and for the first six years of my life, I was the only child. I adored him and looked up to him. I always tried hard to make him proud of me and I never wanted to be a … More I Am My Father’s Daughter—Not Always for the Best