Today is my 5th wedding anniversary. Yaay! I figured today I might be grown enough to talk about sex. (Hi Mom!) I wanted to share what my short time being married has taught me about sex after the ring slips on. I’ve been thinking about this post for a long time because most unmarried people have plenty of ideas about sex after marriage, but so many married people are mum on the topic.
On August 29, I will celebrate my 5th wedding anniversary. This week, I’m writing slices of life being young, Black and married in a time when no one believes Black marriages even happen.
To be perfectly honest, I didn’t want him to go. When my husband said that he’d gotten the 11-week out-of-state internship he applied for, a bittersweet feeling washed over me. Elation, because it was a great…
My little family! #blacklove #family
I was tagged by valunplugged to play the Music Challenge. Rules: 10 songs from the player of your choice, on shuffle—no skips.
Here are the 10 songs that came up on my music player while on shuffle;
01. Jazz (We’ve Got) by A Tribe Called Quest
02. The Hardest Part by Coldplay
03. Cherish the Day by Sade
04. Hang on to Your Love by Sade
05. Summertime by Mos Def
06. Joy and Pain by Frankie Beverly & Maze
07. The Storm is Over Now by R. Kelly
08. @15 by The Roots
09. Classical (Intro) by Gucci Mane
10. Fugee La by The Fugees
I challenge caramelblackness.
Each time an unarmed Black man dies, Black America chooses a memento to mark his humanity before the jackals maul it. For Trayvon Martin we donned hoodies, brandished Skittles and iced tea. I will never hear the words “I can’t breathe” again without thinking of Eric Garner’s last gasp for life. Over the past nearly two weeks since Michael Brown’s death, thousands across the country have lifted…
It’s been a long time…I shouldnt’a left you…without a dope blog to get to…
I’ve been quiet over this past tragedy-filled week. Strangely, it’s been one of the most restful weeks I’ve had all summer. I haven’t been writing because I’ve been sleeping. Apparently I am not one of those writers who has mastered the cosmic balance between sleeping and productive writing. I don’t suffer from insomnia…
I love to cook when I feel like inspired by great ingredients. So I finally decided to start posting the recipes to my mad scientist kitchen adventures! This meal got a lot of requests on my Facebook page, so I figured I’d share it with y’all.The Bok Story
I was a little lazy about dinner on Thursday night. I worked 9.5 hours and then crawled downstairs to cook. Except, I had forgotten to set…