Monthly Archives: May 2011

Every so often I wonder

if I’ll grow out of my no babies stance, if one day I will want to hear the pitter patter of tiny feet, but then I think about: autism, bullying, childcare costs, child molestation, drowning, eating disorders, education (physical, spiritual, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

You know how I say

that American boys don’t like me and no one believes me, even though if they were to really think about it they’ve never heard me talk about dating anyone south of the 49th parallel? Well, there is an exception to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Actual conversation that just happened

And I swear I’m sober Me: do you have a sec? Kenny, server at Vinoteque who I don’t get to see very often: oh no. what is it? Me: nothing bad! Him: haha Him: gotta go but spit it girl! Me: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What it’s like being a Black girl

I ran across this preview tonight and I have to say: some of it, for me, is word for word.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

This is why we can’t get nowhere as a people

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Persephone Magazine | Blog | How to Stage an International Move So You Don’t Pull Your Hair Out: a Ladyguide

Persephone Magazine | Blog | How to Stage an International Move So You Don’t Pull Your Hair Out: a Ladyguide. Oh how I could have used this a year ago.

Posted in Canada Files, Moving Files | Leave a comment

Sometimes

you’re sitting at your dining room table in your pajamas, drinking aloe vera mixed with orange juice, pretending it’s not disgusting, when you get a phone call which leads to you spending 12 hours working on a movie set. You … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

And this is why I hate the biblical story of the flood

Noah would have sounded just as crazy.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Unbearable Whiteness of Eating: How The Food Culture War Affects Black America | A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss

The Unbearable Whiteness of Eating: How The Food Culture War Affects Black America | A Black Girl’s Guide To Weight Loss.

Posted in Foodie Files | Leave a comment

May 18th was

A super long day that involved yoga at 7:30 a.m. in Palms, a wine tasting at noon at the Skirball Center, then the speed dating event I coordinated at Vinoteque that went until 10 (and me not leaving the restaurant … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment