International Women’s Day: Wakanda and the Vision for Women in Africa

“The harvest is now. We lack nothing. We are here and we are ready to determine our OWN destiny.”And then Danai ended her speech with commanding us ONWARD in Wakandan like she would the Dora Milaje and so I am now inconsolable. #BlackWomeninHollywood pic.twitter.com/zLdfvjGVUW— Sylvia Obell (@SylviaObell) March 1, 2018 The female warriors of Wakanda’s…

The Deep

Sometimes you dive into the deep, forgetting to look, logic kicks in but not before you find yourself downing in a whirlpool of despair, regret, and shame. You cling desperately to the mirage of dry land, thinking that if you just keep swimming you’ll be okay. Eventually, you realize that there is no shore, no…

Food Adventure: National Bagel Day at Bullfrog Bagels

When I was in grad school, I had a very close friend who happened to be Jewish. He was a bagel fanatic and he taught me tons about the history of bagel making by Jewish people. He would go on and on about how real bagels should taste. I would laugh at him for being…

Desire

Light radiates from you, filling me with joy. You are power, strong and bold, consuming my thoughts. Take me into you, into your heart. For you desire overwhelms. Longing to taste your wine, to touch your softness, to bring passion to quake.

3 Step Recipe for Fast and Delicious Snow Cream

Snow cream is one of my favorite treats. The only problem is that it requires one key ingredient that I typically only have access to once a year, snow! When I was a little girl, growing up in NC, it almost never snowed. However, when it did I would get super excited. Why? I knew…

Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Recipe

Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts. Since, I was a kid, I have been absolutely in love with it. Learning how to bake my own was something I simply had to do. However, the bad thing about being able to bake your own treats is that you can easily over indulge . It’s not…

A Vision for Your Life

  Do you have a vision for your life? Do you know what it is that gives you purpose? What is the thing that makes you happier than anything else? Do you want to channel that into building a life that is rewarding, a life where you can flourish and be successful? If that is…