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That was one loaded piece of toast

While Meghan gave us the tea, we also heard more about the infamous toast. During Oprah's interview, she read snippets to Meghan from BuzzFeed's article: Here Are 20 Headlines Compcaring Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton That May Show Why She and Prince Harry Left Royal Life. Contrast "Kate's morning sickness cure? Prince William gifted with… Continue reading That was one loaded piece of toast

Book Review

Black History Month in Review

As Black History Month concludes, I wanted to share with my readers what I've been exploring over the last 4 weeks. I enjoy reading a diverse selection of books all year round, but I focused primarily on the Black experience during February. Books GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER by Bernadine Evaristo I received this book for my… Continue reading Black History Month in Review

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If “America is Family,” What Does That Mean for Me?

This week has been a strange mixture of happiness, contentment, and hope, as well as one filled with fear, sadness, shock. I am still processing. A few days ago, I experienced the joy of receiving two care packages for our family; one was filled with homemade food (vegetarian soup, sourdough bread, and chocolate chip cookies),… Continue reading If “America is Family,” What Does That Mean for Me?

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My Social Experiment: Letting Go of Facebook

It wasn't exactly a conscious decision to disengage from Facebook. There was a slow build up of disatisfaction as 2020 progressed. I became more and more disillusioned as my social network began to implode. Friends, former classmates, colleagues, and family members- all known to me but strangers to each other- began bickering on my posts.… Continue reading My Social Experiment: Letting Go of Facebook

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AOC: A Political Wonder Woman

It has been just over a year since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in the United States. She was sworn in on January 3rd 2019. Over the last year I have been continually inspired by her courage, compassion, and integrity. If she is already this formidable at age 29, I… Continue reading AOC: A Political Wonder Woman