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chameleon

chameleon

I. It’s a cliche, I know but my very first friend, that I rememberanyway, was a black girl. Herskin dark like polished obsidian, I remembershe was beautiful. Thinking on it now, it seemsunlikely, two little girls with contrastingtones — one dark, one light —...
Cricket

Cricket

“Some for me, some for you.” “Whatcha doin’ Teeny?” “Having a tea party!” “Yeah? What you serving?” “Whatever this brown-yellow watery thing is.” “Huh?” “It kind of burns but Cricket...
Short List: Books Read in 2019

Short List: Books Read in 2019

Every year I set a goal to read between 30-45 books. Last year, I set the goal at 45. I was 10 short but no matter. It was a great year for reading — and since I first started doing the Reading Challenge on Goodreads nine years ago, I’ve successfully completed...
List: Top Films Watched in 2019

List: Top Films Watched in 2019

It’s time for everyone’s favorite read: LISTS! The quintessential moment in which our favorite critics opine on the best ofs and worst ofs of 2019 — and the decade. Holy moly. Are we entering a new decade already? I vaguely remember when going from 1999 to...