• Inspiration,  LoveNotes

    Beautifully Human

    “But you’re Not Black!” That is often the response I get when people that know I’m Puerto Rican hear my poetry or hear me speak about how comfortable I am embracing my African culture. It’s true, I’m not African American, and truth be told, if you took away my ethnicity- Hispanic/Latina- I’m a mix of black, white, and native Taino. I do carry African blood. My mother is mulatto, like me, she’s mixed with African (.24% Nigerian, in fact, according to her Ancestry test) and Taino, which is the name of the native people of the Island and European and my father is white (Puerto Rican) with a long family…

  • LoveNotes,  Uncategorized

    Building the New

    It’s been quite some time since the my last post and I wanted to apologize to you dear reader and follower and also give you an update. The good news is that I am still around and busier than ever! Which is great news for you because it means more content (eventually, lol) and it also means I’m growing! So, thank you for your patience as I continue to add information AND change the look of my page …and my company.  I know you enjoy what’s happening!

  • Ideas,  Inspiration,  LoveNotes

    Ideas: 20 Fun Outdoor Nighttime Activities to try with your kids

    It’s really fun finding things to do outside with the kids and grand-kids during the day, especially as the weather warms up in the Spring or the weather cools down in the fall. And while daytime activities are plentiful, sometimes it’s not as easy to come up with things to do during twilight or evening hours so I created a list of possibilities. Here’s a quick rundown of the activities.  If you need more instructions…keep reading! Plus don’t miss two fun bonus ideas at the end! 1. Flashlight tag: this one is simple enough. One child gets to be “it”… the others run around like crazy trying to avoid getting…