Skip to main content
Yesterday Tom and I drove to Strawberry , AZ to check out their craft fair. For me there wasn't anything that I hadn't seen before when it comes to crafters, but it was nice walking around. What's crazy is that I ran into two people that I hadn't seen in years, and Tom ended up running into a guy he worked for years ago - he led us to another guy that Tom worked with that owns a wood shop in town  by the craft fair... it's a small small world.

After our visit to the wood shop we drove to Flagstaff and stopped at Art in the Park. They had unique and beautiful art pieces that I fell in love with, but best of all... a french fry stand! They peeled, cut and cooked the fries while you waited. After eating fries that my body didn't need we walked downtown and did some shopping - had dinner with family and friends in the evening, and somehow in the process I ended up sick. I'm not sure if it's a cold or the flu but it's screwing up my weekend.

We were thinking of driving to Sedona for breakfast this morning, but as of this moment no plans - I'm still in bed surrounded by kleenex.

Enjoy your Sunday...make it a safe one!

Had to share this photo of the barn by the wood shop... I just love it!


Popular posts from this blog

Have An Open Heart

As I was sorting through pictures this morning I came across pictures of my seven-year-old granddaughter with girls that she met for the first time on a 2 day stay in Prescott. I was drawn to the smiles on their faces and the love in their eyes. They met, accepted each other, and acted as if they had been lifelong friends. Oh, how I had forgotten about the innocence of a child. The color of skin, the size of a body, the structure of a face does not matter. They are ready to accept and love unconditionally until we and society teach them differently.

There was nothing but smiles and laughter as they danced, made beaded jewelry, and ate. They made sure that they all were a part of whatever they were participating in. They cared about each other's feelings and made sure that everyone was having fun and was happy. Why is it that we grow to become so obsessed with appearance and behavior of others that we miss seeing the light or the struggles in others?  We're so quick to judge b…


Yesterday I went in for my hair consultation for my locs. It's a little overwhelming trying to decide the size of locs, but this is what I decided.

Tuesday is the big day and I can't wait!

It's interesting though the responses I get from people when I say that I'm getting locs. I've gotten everything from that's interesting to don't you just let your hair get really dirty and don't comb it?

I'm well aware of how most of the world stereotypes black women by their hair. I think I've shared in past blogs how people approach me or don't approach me depending on the style of my hair.

I decided a few years ago that natural was going to be it for me. No more chemical relaxers and no flatiron on my hair daily - I'm just going to do me and people can make all the prejudgements that they want. If you're going to make a decision about me based on my hair I don't want you in my life anyway.      

I decided to grow my hair out due to a bad h…