Coffee Talk: Podcasts, Barbie, and Whaaaa?

I’d like to welcome you to Coffee Talk. In case you’re new here, this is where I share some of the great and not~so~great stuff that I find on the web. Topics range from news stories that leave me scratchin’ my head to DIYs that I think are absolutely clever. And, who knows, there may…

{Audiobook Review} The Wartime Book Club by Kate Thompson

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Audiobook Review: 60 Songs That Explain the 90s by Rob Harvilla

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Audiobook Review: Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

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Style Imitating Art: Still Life by Kristy Goggio

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Where Bloggers Live: My Social Media Faves

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Where Bloggers Live: My Blogging Inspiration

Funny story: my blogging buddies had a whole email chain about how we’re last minute bloggers but we were going to make deadline because *dang it* that’s what we do annnnnnd I didn’t. Not because I’m a slacker but because I’m a slacker. Haha I sat down at this computer six different times last night…

Visit to The Whitney Plantation {Part 2}

These are the names of the enslaved people who lived and worked at the Whitney Plantation. Seeing their names and reading their birth dates humanized them. It’s one thing to have this idea but to see tangible proof of their existence is a whole new thing. ABOUT THE WHITNEY PLANTATION The Whitney Plantation is located…

The Whitney Plantation {Part 1}

I’m not sure how or when I heard about the Whitney Plantation, but I do remember making a mental note that I wanted to visit. I vaguely remember reading {or hearing} about damage that had been done to the plantation as a result of Hurricane Ida, so I figured we’d best visit soon. Side note:…

Where Bloggers Live: My Inspiration

I made the image above many years ago… The Hubs and I were touring an historic home and these sweet little mules and robe were laid out on this vintage fainting sofa and I nearly swooned. One of my favorite Harlem Renaissance novelists is Nella Larsen. NPR has a whole series about her, you can…