Month: May 2016

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Virgin Hair

After I returned from my visit to the UAE, I have realized that I am in love with who I have become. I do not know what may be in my rich ancestral lineage, but I am in love with every bit of me. I am in love with the extremely tight curl in my hair. My gumball sized eyes are so big and … Read More Virgin Hair

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What is Addiction Like?

“Here try this… But first – let me tell you what it will do to you. How it’ll make you feel” (Little did I know – I would become addicted to snorting cocaine). These were the words he said to me that night.  I had a long drive ahead of me after working for ten hours behind the chair. He told me it would keep … Read More What is Addiction Like?

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What Is True Friendship?

When trying to become someone’s friend, the first thing someone may do- is asked what their name is or introduce themselves. Answer this question, “Does God have a name?” Some of you may say he has many names, some of you say he has no name and yet other people say that it is “God” or “Lord.” Before you answer, consider what the Bible says. … Read More What Is True Friendship?

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How Hair Defines A Black Woman?

Define Me… My hair doesn’t define who I am! My hair doesn’t say I’m not qualified! My hair does not say I’m a rebel. My hair says I am who I am and that I am African American. I was raised to love who I am. I have always loved my hair. It was always long, thick and black. From a toddler, my mother … Read More How Hair Defines A Black Woman?

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She has my approval….

There’s this beautiful lady whom I admire so much, and she’s my baby sister. When I owned my salon, some time ago, she was the best assistant any stylist could ever have or want. She knew what my left hand was going to do before I did. She was my right-hand gal. Those were the good old days. She has realized that even though … Read More She has my approval….