Milan (Italy: Part 3)

Remember back in October 2013 (you know, like SIX MONTHS AGO!!!) when I traveled to Italy with Sweets and Gavin?¬†And then remember how I kept making empty promises to blog about our trip? And how I sort of teased you with a post about traveling with a three-year old and then actually surviving the … Continue reading


It was a mild afternoon. Sweets picked up Gavin from daycare and headed towards the park. I ended my run at the park just in time to meet them. We spent the next 45 minutes or so throwing a ball on a baseball field. Gavin wound up like a pitcher. He crouched like a catcher. He fielded grounders … Continue reading


It's been almost two years since I last talked about some of Gavin's favorite books. That's a lifetime in the world of young children's books! But, it's also interesting, because we still read a lot of the books I mentioned in that post, particularly Jazz Baby, The Wicked Big Toddlah, I Took the … Continue reading


I know y'all are used to Friday Five, but I'm gonna change things up a bit and throw a Five post attacha on a Tuesday. How's that for rule breaking?!? 1) Sweets and I went to see Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at a sold-out show on Friday night (shout out to my brother for forcing us out on a date … Continue reading


As I've mentioned in my posts about Stitch Fix, lately, I've been thinking a lot about my style. And how my style can accommodate my life, which entails working in a super casual office a couple of days a week, working at home a few days a week, working out during lunch on the days I'm at home, … Continue reading