Blogtober #9: Styled by Zoom

Bon Friday. Some Zoom lewks over the past month. • Crochet passion twists are my newest protective style. My first time with passion twists and they’re pretty great. • My makeup for these looks: other than the lippies you see, none at all. I only wear lipstick and I’m good to go. I’m sure the …

Quarantine Check-In.

Quarantine Life. It's been a thing. Here's a round-up. Professional Life. I've been working from home since mid-March. It was initially a huge adjustment for me; I've worked remotely before, many times, but in a space where it's happening 8 hours a day, 7 days a week--there were a lot of tough moments. Structurally, I'm …

Affirmations.

I saw this on the ‘Gram last night and felt the messaging in my bones. Look: quarantining ain’t easy. And wherever you are, I know you know that. These affirmations/reminders as we deal with this pandemic spoke to me. Photo credit: @femislay, Instagram Keep taking care of yourself. Protect your peace of mind. Wash your …

A Stoop Wedding.

So, this pandemic and the resulting quarantine has proved, over and over again, that necessity truly is the mother of invention. I’ve seen people find creative ways to continue living and doing: roll-by parties (especially for 2020 graduates), young folks creating sanitized ways to hug their family and loved ones, so on. And one favorite …