Closing Day! Or rather code, code, code- just cause, you know, we have a keyless entry door and all. Well, we made it. I was pretty positive we would but still in this market, you never quite know what can and/or will happen. When we found out we were coming to Florida for my husband’s… Continue reading We Got the Keys… Keys… Keys…
And Now the Stories Can Begin…
A Ghosts Blog I’ve always said the mark of a good comedy, you know the type of show that’s bound to be here for years and will go on to be talked about for generations, is the kind of comedy that elicits all the emotions. These shows also aren’t afraid to explore diverse stories in… Continue reading And Now the Stories Can Begin…
Just a Black Girl Living in an Abercrombie World
The incredibly true story of how I got involved with one of the Whitest, most horrible companies on the planet Earth. And how I got out. 2008 was a tough year for a college graduate. Our country was in an economic recession and finding a job was super challenging. I had decided to study Psychology… Continue reading Just a Black Girl Living in an Abercrombie World
Making (Military) Money Moves
... during PCS season You have heard the story by now. The PCS from hell. The one where they didn’t send enough packers and then half our stuff ended up broken or unuseable. The one where we didn’t find out orders until 3 weeks before “Go-Time.” The one where my truck couldn’t finish the trip… Continue reading Making (Military) Money Moves
California knows how to party... Giphy.com; hiphopdx.com/ I've always wanted to go to California. I even had an uncle who lived in LA so I thought for sure I had an easy in to visit the Golden State. But those days never came. And as I grew into my adult life, I spent most of… Continue reading California Dreamin
Don’t make me get my duffel bag!
Parenting Hack Number 1: There are no hacks. This is your life now. These kids don’t listen. giphy.com, http://www.nbc.com/good-girls They say I’m a bit of a control freak. I’m not really sure who they are. And not sure how I feel about that name per say, but if I’m being honest with myself, which I… Continue reading Don’t make me get my duffel bag!
A Dream Deferred
A post about still trying to figure it out. Marvel Comics was born after Stan Lee had already been writing and editing comic books for 40 years. JK Rowling was 36 when Harry Potter was first published. Viola Davis didn’t receive her big break until she was 43. And it took the legendary Toni Morrison… Continue reading A Dream Deferred
What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Orders.
Aww Jessica Day, it's okay. Army moving isn't sad... it's an adventure! Change is the only constant thing in life. Well that and death and taxes. But that is not why we are here today is it? You came here because you are just so dang interested in military life. Admit it. This lifestyle intrigues… Continue reading What to Expect When You’re Expecting… Orders.
This pesky bitch somehow always finds a way to strike... Writer's block is real, y'all I love to run. I've always been fast and as a kid I was very athletic. I played softball, basketball, and ran track. Running was essential and speed was my weapon. As an adult, I am shamefully not as athletic… Continue reading The Anxiety
That One Time A Show About Dead People Helped Me Find A Way Toward Inner Peace and Get My Groove Back
*I dedicate this post to the memory and the legacy of my dad, Robert Barnett, Jr. who taught me the value of a good laugh. I think he might've liked this one* Warning this is a long one, so get your water or tea or whatever you are sipping on these days and enjoy… February… Continue reading That One Time A Show About Dead People Helped Me Find A Way Toward Inner Peace and Get My Groove Back