Being Overwhelmed.

I have to be honest. I am overwhelmed. Completely. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude to see people speaking up but also mad that it took so long. I’m overwhelmed knowing I am supported by most of my friends but sad that some still don’t get it. I am overwhelmed because I have to move soon and […]

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Whites-only Clubs

Please don’t turn to a place of guilt when reading this. This isn’t about guilt but instead about realizing what is happening so that we can work towards change. I’ve been talking quite a bit about race for the past few days over on Instagram. For some of you, this is a side of me […]

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Journal about blackness

I have a lot of acquaintances here. Some of you are friends and some of you are just people I know. Some of you are clients and some are people who I don’t even remember adding. I have “friends” of numerous different backgrounds, ethnicities, walks of life, whatever. I fully embrace this and actually love […]

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My Daddy’s Birthday

Monica and Dad on the beach in San Juan.

Today’s my dad’s birthday. Or was. Do I still say “is”? I mean it’s technically still the day of his birth. These are the things that I think about now. The firsts. His first birthday away from this earth. The first Easter without him. My first birthday without him. The first time I have to […]

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