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Everything must go?

I want to create dope art. I want all these sacrifices to mean something. And to be honest, so far they haven't. Y'all. Can we talk?

I am an entrepreneur. I'm also a creator. I'm also a podcast host. I am also a freelance editor. I am someone's auntie (and I am THAT kind of auntie), someone's partner, someone's best friend, someone's sister, and nobody's fool. I quit my job last December because I wanted to chase my dreams, and somewhere in all that chasing, I left myself behind. What I'm saying here is, I was so ready to leave...


When Art is Therapy: My Inner Child confronts a monster

When Art is Therapy: My Inner Child confronts a monster

I had trouble with this piece for sure. I doubted my inner child's choices and methods, I made excuses for the parts of her that were being represented. I felt it unfair to paint her this way. But in allowing it to happen, surrendering to that child's truth, I've been able to see all of us in a new way. And I'm grateful. 

Bag Lady

Bag Lady

So, a thing happened. A few months ago, I bought some tote bags and decided to paint them. But because I had so many other projects going on, I forgot about them. Well, one day I got bored painting canvas (which happens every now and again) and "found" those bags. I grabbed some fabric paint I had laying around and went to work. And now I have totes available on the site. 

I love tote bags. Golden Om toteAs a grad student and professor, they became my go-to on long days when I had...


The Crown Initiative

The Crown Initiative

This post is late in coming because, I had to get my words together. I wanted to make sure that I was completely honest and transparent, as is my way. I also wanted to make sure I conveyed the gravity of this project in a way that did not diminish my intention or its goal. Can we talk?

As you know, I'm a Black womxn. I can add other labels to that description, but Black womxn is sufficient right now. Being a Black womxn is no easy task. And I don't have the time or space to write about what...


Why it matters: a note on Thank You notes

Why it matters: a note on Thank You notes

But this is a business built in love whose mission is to raise the collective vibration one brush and key stroke at a time. And that little detail makes a world of difference in my mission.