Monthly Archives: October 2009

26 posts

Meatloaf Mice

On Wednesday afternoon, I received an email from my husband asking if I could come up with something to cook for a Halloween themed party he was having at work. Hmmmm….interesting request, especially since I hate Halloween (chalk it up to my upbringing, those who know my parents understand). Anyway, […]

PSA: Call the Police

I’m angry and I think it’s time others started to get angry too… About a month ago, a young man was beaten to death while a crowd of people watched, some even taped the young man’s death on their cell phones. This week a teenaged girl was raped after her […]

Hairstory

It’s been a week since I posted that I was going to let my hair go natural and I’ve been asked when I’m going to post some pics. Well, here they are… It’s actually been about four weeks since I’ve put a relaxer in my hair and maybe six weeks […]

I Am Library 101, Are You?

After months of hardwork and contributions from librarians all over the world, the Library 101 Project made it’s debut at Internet Librarian to much fanfare. Twitter is all abuzz with excitement over Library 101. After viewing the video, all I can say is Michael Porter and David Lee King did […]

Book Review: Sweetsmoke by David Fuller

Sweetsmoke is the story of Cassius Howard, a secretly literate slave, and his desire to find justice for his murdered friend, Emoline Justice. Emoline was a free black woman who served as surrogate mother and mentor to Cassius while he was recovering from a severe beating. Using his cunning and […]

Finding the Natural Me

Black women have a love-hate relationship with their hair. If you don’t believe me, just Google Chris Rock and look at all the hype surrounding his documentary, Good Hair. Or go visit a salon and see what black women will go through in order to maintain their hair – we […]

Hamster House

This post is in response to Ask Wifey’s New Addition… I have two hamsters, Elvis and Koda. Wanna know why they’re living with me? Because my husband failed in his responsibility as a father. The girls had been begging me for a hamster for 2 years, I kept saying “No, […]

Mom’s Going Crazy

I love my children. I. Love my children. I love. My children. This has become my mantra, interspersed with a lot of heavy sighs and eye rolling. I say “Do the dishes.” The result: only half the dishes are washed. Why? Because all of the dishes didn’t fit in the […]