Anti-Picket Fence

September 7, 2017

How NOT to get picked up at the Hotel Bar

Arrived into the new fancy hotel with my new crew. Old friends new situation.  We sit to have a “last call” beverage.  A stranger comes and […]
January 11, 2016

Bowie and Little Black Girls Everywhere

My neighborhood and school reflected only 4 black families.  There were 2 on our block and then 2 other folks at our school.  I remember my […]
December 22, 2015


While people are amazed by the Hollywood Hills, the glittery streets of Rodeo Drive and the undulating waves of Malibu, the best kept secret is actually […]
December 8, 2015


My houseguest called me Imelda as I tried to locate somewhere to put his few items for the week.  The thought that a shoe collection can […]
November 13, 2015

The Price You Pay for Speaking or “Playing the Game”

There are some truths in this world.  Men diminish women.  It’s an every lasting battle to not only PROTECT our men ( as we so often […]
November 11, 2015


When my draws stop matching I’ll know I’m through with you. EFFORT does not take much. It simply involves thinking about that the other person’s needs […]