Thanks to the wide world of facebook, last week I connected with Jerald Degraffenreid. Who? Jerald Degraffenreid. The only black person I know with a last name longer than 12 letters. Also, my nearest & dearest friend growing up in the 17,000th block of Braile in Detroit, MI. Our houses were literally no more […]
The miseducation of Jerald Degraffenreid
Will you help me name this baby?
This baby needs a name. My first wordpress blog name was : “This is Interesting.” Yesterday I changed it to “we could all use a little grace.” Now I’m thinking of these options: 1. ”black.white.grace” 2. black, white & grace all over 3. black + white = grace or something with the name grace in […]
if i may, i'd like to say –I'm proud.
I had forgot about the debate tonight… what a dork… anyway I happened to catch the last 8 minutes of it. I was watching on myspace’s live webcast & so they let it linger for a full minute after the debate was over. Long enough to see each one go up & greet their wives, […]
fit thieves for women
A few years ago I took part in Fit Zone’s for women so-called “21 day fitness study” where they basically rope you in to becoming a member by paying the 1st year in advance for a fraction of the price. At first things were all good… until I had a baby. The problem is they […]
Are we “one of those” types of parents?
Ransom has been in young 3’s pre-school for 2.5 weeks now & I fear we have all ready established the “those kind of parents” reputation.Oy. First of all, we registered late and then came late to the orientation, and then Dave had to leave early.It was obvious.Because we were late, we are the only […]
Well, this is weird
For some reason now that I am on my sabbatical and it represents such a dramatic upheaval of my life as it was known to me just 2 short months ago, every little change -including moving my blog from myspace/facebook/xanga- feels like such a dramatic undergoing. Feels, a little weird. Lonely even. Not knowing if […]