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No Boring Allowed 

I’ll be the first to admit that my blog is not your average blog. I get it. My blog is pretty much a misfit so you never know what I’ll post next, but you have to admit that I keep it entertaining. I like to expect the unexpected (sometimes) because it can make life more… Continue reading No Boring Allowed 

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The Farmers Market 

Don’t you just love fresh produce! I know I do. I took a small break from writing this weekend to visit one of my favorite places when I go home to visit my family, The Farmers Market in Opelika, Alabama. I’m a bit partial to that one because most of the hands who helped yield… Continue reading The Farmers Market 

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Here’s Your Chance to Win! 

Hola Everyone! I hope that all of you had a fan-tabulous weekend! Mine has been super busy because 4/28/2017 is just around the corner. For those of you who are new to my blog, that is the day when readers will be able to order a paperback version of Poka City Blues. Just to give my… Continue reading Here’s Your Chance to Win! 

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Sneezing and a Wheezing 

Having asthma sucks. You wanna know what sucks even more? Having asthma and bad allergies. Since the start of Spring, I’ve been battling itchy skin, watery eyes, pink eyes and frequent sneezing. Some days I dread walking outside because I know my allergies and asthma are going to be triggered.  First comes the itchy skin,… Continue reading Sneezing and a Wheezing 

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Sure You Can! 

Hey you awesome person! First and foremost, pat yourself on the back for making it through another day. Whoop! Whoop! See, I knew you could do it!  I wanted to post an encouraging post to all of my subscribers and followers. I know that sometimes doubt can creep in and make you feel like you… Continue reading Sure You Can! 

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Melanin and TLC

Greetings to all! I have to deviate from my usual blog posts about writing to make good on an overdue promise I was supposed to deliver on weeks ago. Please bear with me. Hammercy. I get asked a lot how I keep my skin clear and healthy throughout the year. I was asked to post… Continue reading Melanin and TLC

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From time to time, I like to talk about my family and their ranges of personalities. Tonight, I will briefly talk about my late Paternal Grandmother Annie. She was a spit fire with a stunning pair of eyes and she had a head full of thick jet black hair. I could remember hearing stories from… Continue reading Annie