https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7n65rVz95Y "Bad Bitch Support Group" on HBO's A Black Lady Sketch Show I saw this sketch back when it first aired and it got me thinking. What's so bad about being basic? I admit to being guilty of using the word right up until I realized that maybe I wasn't as bougie as I thought. … Continue reading What’s wrong with basic?
Two months ago, I turned 29. I feel pretty good about it. I never subscribed to the notion that your life ends when you're 30, or you're a failure if you haven't accomplished every single life goal you have by that age. Unfortunately, I'm starting to notice that the sand in my biological clock is … Continue reading The Parent(hood) Trap
Even though I'm officially out of the 18-24 demographic and considered an adult, I still feel like I have a ways to go in terms of becoming a Grown Woman. You know, the boss chick who walks in and has presence. She's smart, well-put together, and totally self-possessed. While there are a lot of potential … Continue reading When I Grow Up
The other night we went out for Mexican food and margaritas, and then had a little kickback. Of course, when you have a bunch of young men and women who are slightly tipsy and talking after midnight, the conversation turned to sex and dating. Nothing too racy but still my mind was blown. I'm a … Continue reading What women want
"Why don't women get along? Because we believe that being bad is better than being powerful." - Iyanla Vanzant Much of what we say to women about a woman we don't like boils down to "Who does she think she is?" And sometimes, it's legitimate. I'm the last one to tell you that we can … Continue reading Girls Run the World
I've been catching up on my favorite sci-fi/fantasy series, but I felt behooved to take a break from werewolves, witches and vampires to read something law school related. At the library I stumbled across a real gem. Pinstripes & Pearls by Judith Richard Hope is the fascinating tale of the women of the Harvard Law Class … Continue reading Thoughts on "Pinstripes & Pearls"