We all know when that day arrives. Sometimes we feel it more than know it. Sometimes we hear it in the words of others. I knew like an epiphany, in a flash of knowing, in a blink of acceptance. This weekend, I sat to finish writing a novella, and in lieu of joyously falling into… Continue reading Writing a New Hair Chapter
Recently, I experienced an epiphany, one I never imagined I’d experience. As of April 2014, I decided to release my Sisterlocks, a special, interlocked style I’ve adored for well over fifteen years now. For those of you who’ve never heard of this style, it is a system of specific hair weaving, with or without a… Continue reading Hair-Releasing Rituals
The last time I wrote about my Sisterlocks and their long-discussed release was several months back. Well, you know what they say (whoever they are): you walk the walk and talk the talk before you venture out to make it happen. And that is precisely how I operate! My Natural Hair Up-date is I’ve already… Continue reading My Natural Hair Up-date: Meeting the Lovely Loctician, Diana Dallas
For those who have been following my natural-hair journey, you know my barber sister, Bernadette, did my Big Chop on my Sisterlocks on October 20, 2014. That Vlog of the whole glorious affair is patiently waiting to be uploaded to my new YouTube channel, and I’d have had it up by now had my Dell… Continue reading My Natural Hair Journey: The TWA
I haven’t styled my little Laila’s lovely locs in a while now. Her mother has been taking her to the salon and having her natural hair shampooed, conditioned and styled in the most adorable little girl braided dos. Oh how Laila cherishes them. And why not? They are great for protective styling and perfect for… Continue reading Natural Hair Update: Little Laila’s Lovely Locs
Okay! I admit it. I’m in love with the word. Hairologist! And as a proper self-professed Hairologist, I’m back with a gallery of pictures of Little Lovely Laila’s Locs and Little Nazzie Naz’s curls and coils. Enjoy!
Recently I’ve paused the merry-go-round of my delightful days to bow to the beauty of reflection. Doing so keeps me content at heart, sharpens my goals. Like meditation, it allows me to be a better version of me. Without it, I am a ship on high seas, no particular port my destination. In gathering… Continue reading The Beauty of Reflection