Being a Black Woman in Corporate America

I recently attended an accounting conference where the keynote speaker was Ms. Kimberly-Ellison Taylor. Ms. Taylor was named the first African-American chairperson of the AICPA, a very prestigious title. I watched how laughter turned to tears of joy for the crowd as they understood the historical significance of this event.  Blacks used to be seenContinue reading “Being a Black Woman in Corporate America”

I’m Back!!!!! Refreshed and Renewed!!!

Whew…I haven’t been on here in awhile.  I needed to take some time for myself.  You know, too often we get so caught up in life and doing this, that and the other that we never just make time to live.  That’s what’s happened to me.  I was so busy completing my “to-do” list thatContinue reading “I’m Back!!!!! Refreshed and Renewed!!!”

I wonder…

  I wrote this post several months ago but was very hesitant about posting it.  It is very different from what I usually post but I think this needs to be said. So here goes… Tramp. Slut. Bopper.  Breezy. Skank. Witch. Trick. Easy-Access. Dirty. Prostitute. One Night Stand.  Shawty. Emotional. Sensitive. Fake. Two-Faced. Drama Queen. Continue reading “I wonder…”

Happy Thanksgiving

    One of my great girlfriends always says, “if we all traded problems with someone else, we’d be fighting to get our own back.  It could always be worse”. And she is so right. Fact:  One in every nine people on our planet go to bed hungry each night (http://www.fao.org/publications/sofi/en/) Fact:  Nearly 1/2 ofContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving”

Domestic Violence: Ray and Janay Rice

This will be an extremely short post. No need to rehash all the details of the story or the incident.  If you don’t know what’s going on, just do a quick Google search for Ray Rice.  I’m not here to combat the facts of the story or to bash Ray Rice (though I do notContinue reading “Domestic Violence: Ray and Janay Rice”