In the Meantime...

Welcome to "In the Meantime...", my honest and transparent blog about virtually anything and everything that happens in my life when I'm not totally engrossed in my creative work. From dating and daydreaming, to family and faith, you'll find it all here. If you're ever reading my fiction and find yourself wondering about whether or not a character is really me, check here for confirmation!

April 1, 2016

Today is my birthday. It is very early in the morning.  My house is dark and still. The sun will not rise for almost another hour. Four of the people I love most are upstairs in my home...which feels much more like a home when they are all in it. They are still sleepin...

March 14, 2016

As much as there is a little part of me that would love to admit I was up in the club because my ex and I had just broken up, and I was doing my own little thing...that's not my story.

 

A few weeks ago, a close friend said something to the effect of "Single girls have i...

February 17, 2016

Every week I find myself glued to the television as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes celebrities deeper into their ancestral histories than they possibly ever imagined on Finding Your Roots. Many of those stories have really resonated with me, particularly the stories of s...

January 18, 2016

I could not think of a single better day of the year to write about dreams than the day we honor a man who sacrificed so much and inspired so many. The life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks to me in ways now that it had not previously done when I was yo...

January 6, 2016

The question above is what I found myself pondering last night as I sat sprawled out on the couch after my first day back in the office. Being off for two weeks certainly had me contemplating my retirement status and formulating a master plan to eliminate "going to the...

December 2, 2015

 

Call me Ebenezer. I often refer to people from my past as ghosts. You know…the ones you haven’t seen or heard from in so long that all that remains is a distant, cloudy memory. In turn, when you do see or hear from them you’re just as startled as you perhaps would be...

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