Mane Attraction: Salon Date

Mane Attraction: Salon Date

Why must a visit to the salon, render us, as women, so vulnerable, so potentially victimized? If you think that’s dramatic ask any woman, cross any culture, listen to her stories. It’s rough out there. I haven’t been to the salon in three years. I... read more
The Infamous Doving Pot (Cast Iron or Dutch Oven)

The Infamous Doving Pot (Cast Iron or Dutch Oven)

The doving pot of memory was round, black, deep-bellied and seasoned. It maintained an infallible smooth and shine. I can see it now, in its place of pride, always shining and ready.

Ever ready for what usually began with an intriguing mix of brown sugar and oil, which aided by chemistry and inevitability became a vicious caramel froth, which could definitely slay a dragon, in the form of fowl, any version of venison and last but most importantly hunger pangs.

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The Caribbean-Writer? Vol. 1

The Caribbean-Writer? Vol. 1

As a writer, I’ve always been preoccupied with what the Caribbean-writer writes.

I don’t despise the hyphenated way I see my writer.

Honestly, I have never imagined writing for writing sake, or as something I’ve had to do to be whole, but rather something I could do to contribute to the whole.

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My Top 3 Mascaras!

I’m a mascara girl. Belatedly, unabashedly, but yes I am! And I’m not the only one, as testified by so many bloggers, and in particular Brittany Thomas and her Clumps of Mascara! What’s not to love?! I must disclaim here, as clearly everyone has different natural... read more

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