This Square Peg.

Happily Not Fitting In Since 1978.

Fabu Fashion #1: Casual Friyay

The “yay” is intentional. I’m just happy it’s the end of the week. *exhale* I decided to start the Fabu Fashion week feature today, since I had my iPhone with … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fabu Fashion Thursday.

Hi there. So this week, my plan was to wear clothes that actually fit.┬áSince I’ve been losing weight for the past few months, a number of my tried and true … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Meanwhile, in Paris…

I Mean. C’est. Magnifique.

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

there’s really no other way to say this…

…I think I have guns. Look at those arms. Look at them. You see some kind of definition there, don’t you? Don’t you?? I snapped this photo last week in … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 4 Comments

Bon weekend, mes petits choux!

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Several Things African Mothers are Not Here For.*

(*Or, rather specifically, my African mother) Discussing anything having to do with shaving or other such topics with your adolescent, hirsute daughter, leading her to make the type of mistakes … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Favorite Author Spotlight: Flannery O’Connor.

I discovered her in college. I’m surprised we didn’t meet earlier, being that–other than my actual home–I lived in the library stacks. I stalked books, really; grabbing whatever my greedy … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Project: Bentonite Clay.

The naturalista adventures continue. Last week, I decided to try a clay detox mask for my hair, being that I had worn box braids for the past seven weeks and … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · 4 Comments

Thank Ya, Mama.

  Thank ya, Mama, for genes that make me look 21 years old. I don’t want to return to 21, but it sure is nice to look it. (This photo … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

San Diego.

In 2001, I had a nervous breakdown. No need to sugarcoat it. I lost it. I was 22 years old, a receiver of news that changed my entire life–I couldn’t … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment
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