Category Archives: Relationships

4 Things I Learned During the 2014 Holiday Season

1) When playing Scrabble SLAM with the fam….wait…don’t play Scrabble SLAM with the fam. And if you decide to, don’t start the game with words like “jump”. Or “very”. Because you can only change one letter at a time, you will … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Single People Don’t Want Your Unsolicited Advice About Their Lives

Edited versions of this post were published on VerySmartBrothas 11/13/14 and BlogHer 11/14/14. If this piece strikes a nerve, it probably should. You’re the “you” I’m talking to. (In other words, a hit dog will holler.) If it doesn’t strike a … Continue reading

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My Cuffing Season Story

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, “cuffing season” is upon us once again. I know this topic is played out for many, but there are others who are just now learning about it. Stories about its meaning and origin have made the … Continue reading

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7 things I wish hadn’t happened this week. But did.

1) I cursed my Mom out via text. Not really, but almost. I exchanged some pretty hilarious texts with my Mom one day at work and had an equally fun conversation with her when I got home that night. Afterward, … Continue reading

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You can’t make this stuff up! – Part 3

“Ladies and Gentlemen, we appreciate your patience. We have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that we found a pilot.”  The plane erupts in shouts and applause! “The bad news is that he is currently … Continue reading

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How Becoming a Vegetarian Helped Me Realize That EVERYONE Needs Accountability Partners

Even though the week for the Weekly Writing Challenge: From Mundane to Meaningful on WordPress has passed, I believe that this post is quite appropriate for that challenge. It is 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 31st and I’m indulging in a … Continue reading

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There’s a Stranger in My House…

Yesterday at lunch, I was having a conversation with some friends about singer Tamia and her basketball player husband, Grant Hill. We were talking about the longevity of basketball careers. (Hill, though injured a lot, has been around for YEARS.) We also … Continue reading

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