I originally wrote this for and posted to Buzzfeed's Community With all of us getting hyped for Black Panther (most pre-sale tickets every sold for a Marvel movie) the celebration of black culture has migrated to another amazingly nerdy franchise. Click the link below to read how black Harry Potter fans put their twist on … Continue reading Have you heard about #BlackHogwarts?
For most of us, this year was a tough one...and I think that's the understatement of the year. Personally, this last year has brought cancer returning and/or starting in family members, losing a job the same day I moved to a new place, the death of a family member, and many other things that could … Continue reading Yes To 2017
"May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields." - Irish Proverb
"In London everyone is different, and that means anyone can fit in." -Paddington
So we left Edinburgh a few days ago, and have essentially spent this in-between time commuting down to LONDON!!! Before I delve into Her Majesty's home turf, I want to cover some of the cities/towns we visited through the English countryside on the way! DURHAM: Just a quick stop here for lunch and a quick … Continue reading Tinier Travel Towns!
The quiet patter of the rain dancing on cobblestone was a magic beyond anything I'd ever heard; it was as if my ears had been waiting to hear that sound my whole life...
Today, I had to say goodbye to Glasgow as I head off to Edinburgh. It was an amazing 3.5 days that I wish I could have stretched into a week...or a year but here's what my "tour guide" Andy & I managed to cram into 3.5 days, in a city full of the nicest people! … Continue reading Glasgow.
This bookworm is going abroad! 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧
How a Okie does in the Pacific Northwest.
As the wind whips my hair around I let my senses take in the Safeco Field atmosphere: the red dirt looks like Oklahoma after a spring storm, the seagulls caw overhead as they circle looking for broken pretzel pieces or dropped popcorn, the sounds of fans leisurely strolling to their seats as the pregame festivities … Continue reading My First Mariners Game