Valentine’s Day

Today I miss having someone to love. It sounds so flippant. Of course there’s BJ and B2 but that’s different, that’s maternal. Today I miss really loving someone. The happiness that you feel thinking about the person you love. The security in having a person in that capacity. And definitely/of course being loved in return. …

The slow down

So we're in month million of Covid -19... the boys are back home. We've found our groove again and I turned 38 yesterday. I've been working on my patio thanks to the Black Women who Love Outdoor Living Spaces group on Facebook. I've been doing home projects thanks to Black Women who love interior design …

Chapter 9

Saturday my biggest boy turned NINE. The time has flown by so fast... I don't really know how to feel about it. He's maturing right in front of me. He counted down almost the whole month until his birthday in typical BJ fashion and he wanted to know if "everyone will know it's his birthday" …

A letter

Dear Boys, It's been a while since I've written you a letter, so today (Good Friday) I thought I should. BJ...my growing, handsome, strong and resilient boy.... how I love you. You're slowly turning into a preteen. You say the cool little phrases "you thought!" or "duh" and your little brother thinks you hang the …