Subfugio: Adventures of a Race Evader
The most amazing thing about my family is our undying commitment to vacation on Hilton Head together. 2020 was the first year we have missed in decades. I love the ocean and the sound of the waves crashing on the beach. My parents took me to the beach when I was a week old, andContinue reading “Memories of Hilton Head”
The ability to mend and repair your clothes will save you money and maybe your reputation. How can you show up with a missing button or a falling hem? The skills to do this were at one time, almost universally known. I want everyone to learn how to do this, it is not hard. ThisContinue reading “Mending”
I know who you see when they look at me. But that’s not who I am. Why should I have to explain myself to strangers for them only to say I’m lying. I’ve constructed a life for myself in which the question of “who are you” doesn’t come up. It’s easier to let people makeContinue reading “Between Colorism and White supremacy: I’m Hated by Everyone”
I made this video as a final assignment for my Digital Media class. Dr. Stacey Patton generously taught about 200 adults skills to tell their stories. Tell the stories for the ancestors and for the decedents. Let the future know how one person felt in this time, at this place, for me, to me. ThisContinue reading “Chroma Corona”
My constant memory from childhood is my father working around the house. Renovating and restoring beautiful old homes. Hours spent stripping wood and sanding floors. Mom was right there, helping. It seemed like there was nothing he couldn’t do. After years of work restoring and revitalizing homes in Aiken, SC. the city showered him withContinue reading “Dad’s 15 Minutes of Fame”
Home for me is where I get a big hug, a pat on the back, and a quiet “there, there”. This summer this was more important than ever before. Sitting at home worrying about the pandemic was taking a toll on me. I did what every mother’s child would do: I went home to MomContinue reading “Home: Where you go when Adulting becomes to0 much”
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