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#WCW — One Can Chase a Thousand

#WCW — One Can Chase a Thousand

Note: I wrote this in 2015 and stored it in my drafts. However, it’s Wednesday, and maybe someone needs this. Anyone who knows me knows how much I care about my family. They come second only to God in my heart. I leave my comfort zone for them, push limits and break barriers to help … Continue reading

I Am LaMonique.

I Am LaMonique.

I did something today, and I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and for that I apologize. I’ve had a lot to say. I’ve actually been overflowing with words, thoughts and crazy feelings. There’s so much going on, Sweetie Pies. I honestly didn’t know … Continue reading

Numbers That Writers Can Understand

Sweetie Pies, a few facts and three questions for you tonight. The Number of men nominated for an Oscar for Best Feature Documentary in 2012: 11 The number of women nominated for an Oscar for Best Feature Documentary in 2012: 0 The Academy of Arts and Sciences (the Oscars) voting committee is 94% white, 77% male & 86% age … Continue reading

Shifting Gears

Sweetie Pies, I looked in the mirror this morning and saw every second of my 32 years staring back at me. Yesterday, my son went to our local college as part of a program to show students how much fun collegiate life is (he told me they even “graduated”), and I realized that the years are flying … Continue reading

Tired of Lack

After I dropped my son off at school this morning, a man turned his Jeep around to ask me a question. He didn’t say good morning or ask how I was doing. Instead he said Hey, you got a boyfriend? I was trynna holla. As I walked away without saying a word, I muttered to myself about … Continue reading