Simple things that make me happy.
- black & white photos
- hand-written letters
- buying things in bulk (not food necessarily)
- flawless curls
- clever bathroom signs
- Feel-good music
- When a (wo)man walks past me, but their (good!) scent remains
- Sleeping and/or napping
- unexpected kindness
- cereal and ice cream together
- kind words
- chicken wings (especially tips)
- funky nail polish
- Spring weather and all its newness
- Admiring women’s high heels shoes, not necessarily buying them
- Girl’s Night Out
- banana pancakes
- most warm cereals (not grits though)
- fresh linens
- carefree fun
What are some simple things that make you happy?
I don’t celebrate little fat nakey babies, but I believe in love.
I try to celebrate love everyday, showing it in very subtle ways to those most unsuspecting people who make my day a little smoother, week by week.
What does love mean to me this year?
Sacrifice. Patience. Growing Pains. Small details.
Stepping out of my comfort zone.
I see love everywhere. And at the same time I see very thirsty souls.
What does love mean to you this year? What’s your favorite love song?
Soundtrack for the Lover in You:
Stevie Wonder- Rocket Love
Lalah Hathaway- Forever, For Always, For Love
Anthony Hamilton- The Point of It All
Usher- Here I Stand
And here’s to a newly discovered love song: Be Good (Lion’s Song) the animated version
Happy Lovers Day!
February 6th rolls around and I have this man’s birthday engraved in my mind.
Robert Nesta Marley, born in 1945. Died in 1981.
If I was around during his time, I
most likely would’ve been a baby momma. If he would have had me, of course.
I recently saw his documentary, Marley. I mostly enjoyed it because it showed the man, in his own words. I can’t stand stories that are told from solely from second-hand informers.
Have you seen the documentary? What is your favorite Bob Marley song?
Be Good is her name, I trim my lion’s paw and I cut my mane. And I would
If I could, but that woman treats me the same.
If I watch this over and over, eventually I will form all the pieces of the puzzle.
For now, I’m just mesmerized by the surface beauty.
What do you make of it?