New York Roommate Hard Lesson Learned

Some posts ago, I mentioned moving into a great new spot – a room (haven’t made it yet folks) – in Brooklyn. It was great. Big, street side with a pretty decent view of the neighborhood. The woman who owned it loved on the building as much as she could …

Hairfinity – Week 6ish

I’ve been taking Hairfinity pills for about 6 weeks (and some days) now, give or take a few missed days. So far… nothing, but maybe I’m not the best test subject or I’m looking for some miraculous results. The company suggests transforming your whole lifestyle. I changed some things like …

Relisha Rudd – Face of Poverty and Prejudice

I wrote this article in response to an op-ed piece on WashingtonPost.com.  Relisha Rudd has become the poster child of a flawed system recently. Her face and story were plastered on WashingtonPost.com last week and the public began examining the “safety net” that failed to protect her. Shamika Young, a …

Hairfinity Week One

My hair has an interesting history. When I was a kid, for 10 years I was the only child and my mom would religiously get my hair press and curled by this old (she seemed ancient to me at 7-years-old) in Pasadena, Calif. She was so good, probably the best …

This Quarter-Life Crisis Sh*t

A couple of years ago I turned 25, broke up with my then boyfriend, quit my boring good-ass paying job and moved to New York with a few thousand in savings and no plan. Thus began my quarter-life crisis. After graduation, when you walk across the stage, proud of this …

Energy Candy for the Slashers

We are the generation of slashers – writer/actor/bartender/sign language interpreter. You know the kind. I’m one of those. With all the hats we juggle, sometimes sleep deprivation keeps us from functioning properly, like last week when I worked something like 50 hours and fell asleep sitting up. While the only …

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