Curly Like Me

Curly Like Me By Teri LaFlesh I had only one question for Teri LaFlesh. How do I avoid cutting my hair? She had an answer, but first a little background. The Curl Whisperer trimmed my hair in November, and I had hoped it would be the very last hair cut I would ever have. I loved […]

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Being @ Mixed Roots

I didn’t want it to end. I went to the Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival to read from the memoir I’m writing, to meet many of the authors and filmmakers I admire and to learn a thing or two about race. I got all of that and more. The festival was held at the Japanese […]

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Family Day @ Mixed Roots

Simone and Nadia love arts and crafts. While I couldn’t bring them with me this year, I can take a little of the festival to them with this portrait project. I will need some colorful yarn, people and clothing. Glue will hold the project together. One final requirement: creativity. That’s some beautiful hair. I bet […]

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Speaking @ Mixed Roots

I am having so much fun at the Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival I’ve had trouble finding time to post. Then there’s that little thing of getting — and keeping — a good connection. The good news is, I survived the first-ever public reading of my work. I made the mistake of listening to the […]

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