Being Afro in a Straight World:'You look like a black power to the people person'

 Fall of 2005 I started thinking about what I would look like if I were to wear my hair natural. And I had a flashback…....more

Happy Birthday, Little Brother

My younger brother turns thirty one on Tuesday. ...more

Ruining the Day of a Waiter-What is Wrong with Me?

You know what’s an inappropriate phrase to use in any social situation? Donkey Punch. Let me set the scene for you....more

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

After watching The Baby dance around the kitchen singing her own ridiculously inappropriate version of Funky Funky Fresh…(WORD!), that made me burst out in to ridiculously inappropriate laughter, that I then did a ridiculously dismal job of hiding from her, I realized I was long overdue for another post sharing those wonderfully entertaining moments....more

The Dancer

I went to see a wonderful dance performance yesterday. My sister's - but that is irrelevant.She trained in one of the old classical dance forms of our country with the legendary Master of that discipline. From the time when we were very young she wanted to be a dancer. It was instinctive. She was absolutely driven. Nothing else had priority. Tough choices had to be made, but she always knew which way to roll the dice. As she matured as a dancer she brought the same intensity to the pieces that she then began to choreograph....more

Forty - Yep the Big 4-0

My sister turned 40 yesterday.  That means I am getting much older. I remember when she was born.  It was back in the day of Dads-to-be pacing a smoke filled waiting room.  My step-dad was puffing like a freight train on his pipe.  He was just shy of his 35th birthday and this was his first child. ...more

I am so glad it's Friday

I am so tired! You know when you work out with weights really hard, and you feel like you have the flu the next day? Yeah that's me today!!! So I am puttering around work looking forward to five pm, although Em has a double header today so I will not be going straight home. ...more

Whirlwind weekend.

Whirlwind weekend. It was a whirlwind of a weekend loaded with nursing home stays, a crazy cat, softball cancellations, and visits to others. I am now back at work in my cozy little office, and it has started off as another extremely busy week. My boss will be very happy with all the new business we are writing. It seems the economy is finally starting to turn in our favor. ...more

Face Painting - On My Leg


Blogging Mothers

This morning on the WUSA9 News Now show, Liz McConville, the Resource Editor for Washington FAMILY Magazine along with Janine Nickel, a blogger on the Washington FAMILY Magazine web site visited with Peggy Fox about mom bloggers.  The number of moms who are online and blogging has really exploded in recent months. ...more

Great post on the exploding number of blogging Mom's.  We have so much to ...more