Would a Rose By Any Other Name Smell So Sweet?

When we say “I love you” does it truly express the feeling?  The experience of that emotion, at that second, to its absolute fullest?  No, of course it doesn’t.  In fact I find those three, very, important words rather uninspiring and most of all ill-used in its application....more

The Return of the Tupperware Party?

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Food for Thought

First of all, let me start off by saying that regardless of the fact that I’m not very tall, I don’t have an overly-large truck.  Does that suggest anything about me? Now you might be tilting your head and looking at me suspiciously, saying, “Uh, Deb. You don’t have a truck, do you…?” And I would say, “You’re right, I don’t....more

Thinking for Thinking

Some one that I know whose nicknamed P2, once told me that everyone needs some time to think. I never thought much about what P2 had said then. A lot of us have been living our lives somewhat like robot. We wake up, we prepare breakfast, and send our children to school, go to work or go about our day. We have been doing this day and night and yet, seldom give ourselves time to think. Thinking for pleasure that is ... Our lives are like those candles ......more
I found this article that says, " Thinking is a discipline. If you want to be better at it, ...more

NOT DONE YET

 As a child, my two brothers and I loved when our sister baked cakes in her Easy Bake Oven. We constantly peeped into the tiny door inspecting the status of our treat when our sister reminded us that it’s not done yet. We were so excited when the palm size pans were removed from the oven and placed on our kitchen table. My brothers and I would say let’s cut it and our sister on cue said it’s not done yet it has to cool. A short time later we said let’s cut it and once again she said it’s not done yet I have to put the icing on....more

Black Women: Why Is Straight Hair The "Good" Hair?

Yes, I'm going to go there! ...more