Dear Julie – Thoughts on ‘real american’ by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Dear Julie, I heard you speak. And then I went to buy your book. The line to have it signed was very long, so I decided I’d be okay without that part. I read some before going to bed, a little more after waking up. I read during a good portion of my long haul… Continue reading Dear Julie – Thoughts on ‘real american’ by Julie Lythcott-Haims

When My “Be Best” Means “Be Black”

When I wake up itching to write, that means something. My blogging can feel like the steam escaping a pressure cooker – forceful and insistent. In the process, the contents of the pot are transformed. When I write this way there is a distinct before and after. I change and am changed. Did you know… Continue reading When My “Be Best” Means “Be Black”