Writing

Curious Case of Girl with English Last Name

A few months ago at work we starting asking each other about the origin of our last names.  I was in a group of five people and the only black person.  Everyone went on to talk with confidence about their Scandinavian, Irish or German backgrounds.  Then everyone looked at me.  "Do you know where your… Continue reading Curious Case of Girl with English Last Name

Writing

passion

Confession:  I haven't written anything in several weeks.  I am supposed to be working on a story, but I haven't done anything.  There have been too many distractions lately.  My biggest distraction has involved someone.  I decided to write about this person to get the feelings out but I have to move on. I realized… Continue reading passion