Category Archives: friends

Cosmo does Tuscan (or a variation of it…lol)

Sunday. Usually a day to spiritually reflect and also gather together over a meal with some of your closest friends. This weekend, I was inspired to cook dinner for two of my friends and decided to go the Italian route. … Continue reading

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116 Crown and Karaoke?

On Wednesday night, I had an opportunity to catch up with a “blast from the past”. J and I hung out for a bit while I was in graduate school and he was just finishing up college.  We always had … Continue reading

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Making friends as an adult = dating

Ok, this may be a little insane, but I feel that making friends as an adult is akin to dating. Maybe it should just be called “dating for friends”?  When you are in college, you are thrown together with a … Continue reading

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The importance of mentoring

This past weekend was the 8th Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education. (This conference serves to honor Dr. Edward Alexander Bouchet, who was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in any discipline. I really admire him because … Continue reading

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Convo and Cupcakes at Claires

After getting my cardio workout in on Tuesday, I headed over to Atticus to meet E. Walking up to her while she was intensely focused on her laptop, reminded me of how I was almost three years ago. You see, … Continue reading

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Hanging out with my mentee

A few years ago, I was sort of adopted by my mentee. At the time, I was attending her church and she happened to find out that I was apart of an organization that she has been interested in since … Continue reading

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Ladies who lunch

I was sitting at my desk around 11am this morning when I received a call from my sistah friend K. She wanted to know if I wanted to join her for lunch and of course I said yes. She picked … Continue reading

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Homecoming…ReUNIONited and it feels so good!

This weekend was my college homecoming and it was great to get on a plane and hang out with my sorority sisters and old friends. My chapter had a big tailgate-we had caterers, cups, and t-shirts. I have realized that … Continue reading

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Easy like sunday…..

Sunday was a great day. I got up, went to church at 8am and then to Old Testament Sunday School afterwards.  I then headed to Claire’s Corner Copia and picked up a giant slice of Carrot Cake and headed home. I swear … Continue reading

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For the love of V

Yesterday, my sister circle had a wonderful celebration for one of our own, V.  She is moving to Charlotte to enter a new phase in her life. We will all miss her and I have truly enjoyed getting to know … Continue reading

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