Things I Hope for in 2018

Tonight will end a long stressful year for me. 2017 was a harsh lesson that I wasn’t prepared for. The lessons I’ve learned have made me a stronger person. I hope that 2018 brings peace and relaxation to my life.

Things I Hope for in 2018:


Much of the year was spent catching up and fixing previous mistakes. I hope for peace and relaxation in my life. I want to enjoy my friends and family.


I have always had the love, support of my family and friends. I am very thankful for that. I hope in 2018 to continue to receive the unconditional love they have given me.


I hope to become financially and emotionally success. I do want to be successful at my job, I also want to be successful in my relationships.

When the clock strikes 12, I’ll close my eyes and hope for new opportunities…


Art Fair

So it has been two weeks since I’ve posted. Sorry!

I refuse to make excuses. In my absence, I am preparing for the Fair.

The Fair allowed us to sell homemade goods to our local community.

I am selling small canvases with quirky sayings.



This is my first time selling my own work.  I tried to think about

what people would buy. What is something they would love to

gift to their family? I had a couple of stock painting ideas like

quotes, bright vibrate colors etc.

What I enjoyed most about the Fair was preparing my

merchandise. I never painted before and I really enjoyed

it. I would watch YouTube for a few minutes and then I

jump up and start painting. I was like “Someone would love this!”

The outcome of the Fair wasn’t great. I sold 3 of the 6 paintings I made.

I’ll post them on my Etsy, and get a little painting business

started. What do you guys think? If you have experience with

Etsy, give me some tips!

Describe Days of the Week as if They Were Teachers

Monday: I imagine Monday as
a Catholic School Teacher. She wears
thick-rimmed glasses and has a pinched face.
She comes behind me and smacks me on
my hand as a daze off.

Tuesday: Is the nice-ish Teacher. You like her
but she’s still has a no nonsense attitude.
At the end of the year, she lets you watch
a G-rated movie.

Wednesday: Is the PE teacher some
people like him, some don’t.

Thursday: Is the art teacher. My favorite
class. She’s calm cool and collected because
there’s only one day until Friday.

Friday: Is the Teacher that doesn’t show up
or alert the school. The class is just there
without supervision. So the principal puts on a movie
until dismissal.

If There’s One Recurring Lesson in My Life it’s Definitely …


If there’s one recurring lesson in my life, it’s to take the time to do the work. My personality, my attitude, heck, my sign is to jump from project to project. I’m a Sagittarius by the way. I find it difficult to see things through. The projects I start are great. They just need a little time and care.  Time is one thing I feel like I don’t have. My mission is to live life to the fullest and sometimes things get done half-heartedly.

It’s difficult for me to hash out the details and nothing makes me feel more trapped then planning. I want to go, go, go when it’s really time to plan. From 2014-2017 Saturn has been in Sagittarius and it has been hell. I don’t know how many of my plans just didn’t work out or totally self-destructed. I read my horoscope and it says, ‘life may feel like you’re driving with the handbrake on.’ It SURE does.

There’s nothing I hate more than planning. Over these last few years I have become so paranoid I’m afraid to do anything because I don’t know if it’ll work. But the lesson for me in my life is to take time and do the work. See it through to the end. Practice until you can’t get it wrong. This year and next year I’ll see it through to the end.

Response: What It Means To Be A Black Female Introvert

I recently read an article by Valarie Stephens, self-proclaimed introvert. In her article, she described herself as an introvert that happened to be black, and that is how I would describe myself. I am an introvert that is black. Often times I feel like being a black female overshadows my actual personality. It’s shallow that people cannot look past my skin, and get to know ME.

Black women have the worst stereotypes out of any race. We are over-sexualized in music videos or dismissed as loud mouth baby mama. There is no in between. It saddens me that people find me strange or unique for acting the way I do. I know for a fact there are many black and minority women out there like me. We like coffee, Kawaii things, pop music and being alone.

I hope this doesn’t get dusted under the rug. If it does I want to say, I here weird and never going to change.

Why I’ll Never Delete My Tumblr

delete.pngWhen I look at my Tumblr I see beauty. I see pure artistic expression. Instagram is nice but lacks the artist niche. I’ll give Instagram a break because it is a fairly new platform but the pictures of your breast and butt aren’t “curves” girl. It’s just you being thirsty.

I find myself scrolling aimlessly through my Tumblr looking at all the beautiful photos I have collected. It’s like a never-ending gallery wall. I have pictures of Indian weddings, flowers, afros and fearless girl quotes.

I’ve had a Tumblr since I was in high school. I tried to keep up with it but like anything, life got in the way. I still update it from time to time but I cannot bring myself to delete it. Even if I’m not actively participating in the community I enjoy what it’s putting out.

Well I think that ends my little rant about Tumblr.

What’s on your Tumblr wall leave a comment below.

Why Scorpios Are My Only Friends

I have had many friends in my life. But none have stuck around like the Scorpio. My best friend in high school was ‘Marq,’ was a Scorpio and we did everything together, chorus, classes, everything. He was everything I wasn’t outspoken, headstrong and a great dancer. I feel like I become friends with people that have something I lack. At that time it was confidence.

He is a Scorpio and I am a Sagittarius, technically we are zodiac neighbors but different. He always tried to get me to come out of my shell. But that was something I needed to do myself. Every time I go back home it’s like we never stopped being friends. He always says “Girl you’re still crazy.”

I tend to date Scorpios and befriend them. People may be put off by their intensity but being the fire sign, I don’t shy away from a challenge. When you get to know a Scorpio and they trust you, you have an everlasting friend. As lovers, I haven’t found anyone more interesting than the Scorpio. I know he’s doing well and I’m proud of all my friends for their accomplishments.

What do you guys think? Do you believe in zodiac signs? Leave a comment below.

Summer of Classic Films

This summer I wanted to watch classic films. The reason is, I have always been attracted to black and white films. I remember in school watching Twilight Zone when the teacher’s wanted a break. It intrigued me when I was young. The black and white shows offered a lesson. A twist you’d didn’t see coming or a slow build up to a passionate kiss.


This was the last film I watched before I started classes. To explain it briefly Metropolis is about a creator, his son and a girl. The boy, Fredor is the son of  Joh Fredersen, the master of Metropolis. He grows up rich and naive. One day when prancing about with loose girls, Maria comes with the worker’s children and points to Fredor and says ‘he is your brother.’ She exclaims we are all brothers. Freder was taken by the beauty of Maria and leaves his pampered life to search for her. Workers live underground and work10-hour days. The wealthy live in Metropolis. It was the first silent films I’ve watched and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

The movie had a slide that fills the viewer in on what was said. I found myself filling in the words anyway. The expressions were so grand, almost cartoonish.There’s a scene when Maria was running away from the scientist, it was so dramatic, I thought she was going to pass out from all the shaking she did. I laughed. It’s interesting to see how people think of the future and our relation with technology. The idea is still the same, people fear technology.



Heaven Can Wait

If I choose to watch a classic film, I prefer to watch this genre.  This movie is about Henry, a bachelor…. you can say. He a charming rich, young man with a history of mischevious behavior and nothing would make his parents happier than for him to marry. While strolling through downtown he spots a beautiful girl, Martha. Martha and Henry have a lifetime adventure together.

When watching the film I sympathized with Albert. Albert was originally engaged to Martha, a bit nerdy, he lost Martha to Henry. I have a problem with people taking things. Henry swoops Martha into his arms and they elope. Henry was hot, even in black and white, I see why Martha was taken by him.My favorite line in the movie is when Martha says she has Henry now that he has a tummy. She doesn’t need to worry about losing him to other women. It’s a cute, lighthearted film. I recommend it.

Nights of Cabiria

A prostitute searches for love in the streets of Rome. She hopes for a life away from the nightlife. Every man she falls for runs and takes her money. The movie opens up with Cabiria nearly drowning from her boyfriend pushing her into the river. Cabiria didn’t know how to swim and the pedestrians didn’t know how to do CPR. You see the man holding her upside down and shaking her. One day she hangs with her friends and they go to a service. The Virgin Mary is in front of Cabiria as she pleads for a different life. After the service, she freaks out and leaves her friends. She leaves sure that her prayer will be heard.

I am attracted to Cabiria and her story because you don’t want to give up on love. You can’t give up on wanting a better life. The only person that can make a change in your life is you. Cabiria was hurt so many times and by people that pretended to love her. The worst kind of feeling is to be hurt by someone you love. I teared up when she handed her boyfriend the money and told him to kill her. Essentially she had given up.

I really enjoyed this project. I’ll do more of these in the future.

What do you guys think? Leave a comment below.

School has started, and now summer has ended. I made a list of things I wanted to do this summer and I’ve completed some and forgot others.




The BEST thing you can do with you time and money.

I’m proud of myself for taking the first step of solo travel. Although we

live in the most progressive time, solo women travels are discouraged.

It is the fear that women are too delicate or they could be abducted if they

travel alone. I’m not saying throw caution to the wind but don’t let fear stop


Vintage Movie Marathon

This was a weird goal of mine to watch old black and white movies

this summer. I’ll write a post about what movies I watched and what I

thought of them.


Learn Something New

Growing up I never really had a break from

school. I was always learning something with

tutors or workbooks. So now that I’m older I love

learning. Over the summer I took a couple of online

SEO classes and writing classes. I learned a lot for free!

The things I didn’t get to do were traveling to Spain. I really want to

go to Spain or South America. I have been practicing my conversational

Spanish and  the only way to master a language is to use it? Derecha?

But who knows what the future will hold?

Comment below what you guys did this summer?

The Hunger Games Guide to the Eclipse

Today a few lucky cities will witness the Eclipse. Redmond, Knoxville, and Charleston.

I have composed a Hunger Games guide to surviving the Eclipse.





Tip #1

Limit Driving and Commuting During the Eclipse

With visitors coming from all over to witness the

eclipse driving and normal everyday activities will

be difficult. Visibility will be somewhat limited,imagine

a cloudy day when it’s overcast.

Everyone should be cautious of the sudden change and

hold off on any activities until it is clear


Tip #2

No Selfies Please

The great Neil deGrasse has said

“Don’t film the Eclipse, experience it.”

It has been verified by NASA that using

your camera or phone may damage the lens

unless you have a UV protectant to cover it.

Nor can you view the eclipse through your



Tip #3

Protect Your Eyes

The most important organ by far.  If you

decide to view the event make sure you

protect and cover your eyes. The solar

glasses are probably sold out everywhere,

but if you can snag a pair from a friend or

go to a viewing party that provides

them you’ll be covered.

How will you view the Eclipse. Comment down below.