An American Marriage – Review

Hello blog buddies! I’m back with an unpopular opinion on a book I recently attempted to read but stopped and DNF (did not finish). Let’s jump right into things. “Marriage is between two people. There is no studio audience.” As black people in America, our histories are complex, our present and future, bright and hopeful,Continue reading “An American Marriage – Review”

My week in books and tea 11.10.19

Last week’s post was a few days late (Friday) and I hope you don’t mind this one is too (Tuesday). I’m reducing my screen time on the weekend, especially Sunday afternoons and evenings. We’ve been inviting friends over playing (board) games and it’s turned into a hybrid game-tea time shenanigans. Last week’s blooming tea wasContinue reading “My week in books and tea 11.10.19”

Diamond Doris – Review

“Under no circumstances did I want a ‘normal’ life–a normal, regular, everyday Black life. No way. Being humiliated at work. Paycheck to paycheck. Church on Sundays. Regular clothes. Routine relationships that don’t go nowhere. Absolutely not. Not Miss Doris Payne. I wanted more than that. I wanted nice things. I wanted to travel the world.Continue reading “Diamond Doris – Review”

My week in books and tea 10.20.19

Some weeks in reading can feel like a feast and other weeks feel more like an appetizer. This was an appetizer week since I’m reading a little bit of everything and enjoying myself. What I finished reading Ask Again, Yes introduces us to the Glessons and the Stanhopes, with the husband’s, Francis and Brian, rookieContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.20.19”

My week in books and tea 10.13.19

Thank you to the publisher, Bloomsbury Publishing, for the free book featured in this post. It’s been a while but I’m back. I shared in this catch up reel post why I’ve been absent and how I’m hoping to get back on track now. In weather related news, the temperatures are finally cooling off andContinue reading “My week in books and tea 10.13.19”