February 27, 2018

Here's a special shout out to the most epic Black History Month I can remember in recent years. I started my #BlackHistoryMonth with a bang at the Historic Ali Cultural Arts center in Pompano Beach at the amazing exhibit of 3D original art by prolific Nigerian Artist Adewale Adenle whose work addresses important figures in African Diasporic history {~on exhibit through March 29, 2018~}. Then my friends and I bought o...

February 4, 2018

Kara Walker is an American artist who pulls at the heart strings of her viewers reminding us that stereotypes are REALLY uncomfortable and yet we can all relate to them, which I must say lead me to feel guilt & shame while questioning my own identity as a Black woman. I can remember going to see her work at the Museum Of Contemporary Art while I was studying in Chicago and being in the room with her larger than...

October 31, 2017

I have my moments when my bedroom needs organizing, bathroom needs cleaning, two client meetings scheduled back to back, dryer is finished drying, car needs vacuuming, hair needs washing, and, oh yeah... did I post to social media today?

When the anxiety of overwhelm approaches, I have to consciously decide to calm down. It's not a proper yoga/meditation moment for me because my anxiety doesn't allow for a quality ses...

July 26, 2017

    The Dutch side of St. Maarten N.A. {~SXM~} is my parents' home away from home. Every summer growing up, we would spend time walking the shops of Front Street while my Step-Dad would point out the school his Mother attended, the church his Aunt Deaconed, and the alleyways of his childhood mischief. I remember when my brother Matthew and I were old enough to walk around by ourselves, it was a mini rights-...

January 13, 2015

Miami Culture Maven: I was able to catch up with Enchanted Jewelz owner Felicia Woods this past Kwanzaa and was ecstatic to hear about her new Enchanted Bead Buddies free beading program for children. Happy New Year Felecia! Tell me more about this free programming for the youth!

Felicia Woods: Same to you Tracy, great to see you. So I know you're wondering how & when I started this new free beading program and truthf...

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