At the stroke of midnight, I ate 12 raisins, one at a time, each one representing one wish for the New Year...Wishes fulfilled, I embark on a new journey. A journey of writing, motherhood and reflecting on this thing called life.
I woke up at 5:30am this morning. 30 minutes before my usual wake-up time and it made a world of difference. Starting this week off with more energy than I woke up with. Happy Monday! 🍂✨ Tamla
During a time when thousands of students’ classrooms are computer screens, creative arts programs are being slashed, when disregard for the environment and all its living things is the norm. During a time when profit matters more than human life and dignity, it seems now, (not only because it’s the safest place to be), more than ever that we need to be outside.
Teaching is consuming. It consumes me. I don’t know how I feel about that. 😕🤷🏾♀️ What consumes you? Tamla
It sucks that every time I have a headache, my stomach hurts, throat tickles or I cough; I run and go check my temperature. 🤦🏾♀️😩😷 Tamla
“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” Malcolm X
“Forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will finish and polish your story. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.” -Octavia Butler-
“In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be anti-racist.” —Angela Davis, academic and political activist 7/25 🖤🤓 Which of these have you read or want to read? Tamla