Square Peg Stories. (#2)

Welcome to Friyay, and welcome to our second Square Peg Story. (Look for this feature twice a month on Fridays.) Today, you're going to meet Lauren. I've known this lovely beacon of light for several years now and have always been impressed by her positivity, her smile, her talent, and her fashion sense, among other [...]

Square Peg Stories. (#1)

Welcome to a brand new feature on TSP. By now, I'm sure you've captured the following about this little corner of the Internets: Women's empowerment means the world to me. Every woman has a journey and a story, and I'm significantly interested in both. It's not just about me. All that said, we have a [...]

fun with mansplaining.

Mansplain (verb): The explanation of something by a man, typically to a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing. (Read about the etymology of the word here.) So has it ever happened to you, my dear lady reader? Where you say something quite well or eloquently or meaningful or clear to the listener(s) [...]

hair things.

I decided to change up the 'do again. No surprise there. As I mentioned to a friend who remarked about the merry-go-round of styles we as Black women are happy to explore, hair is one of the few things in this crazy life that I can control. (Although I've long believed that my hair, known [...]