Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Beckyville Chronicles: On the Road Again

This past February, I rented a car and drove nearly three hundred miles from Queenstown, New Zealand to Christchurch by myself. It was my second solo vacation Down Under, having ventured to Sydney, Australia the year before. I’d never driven … Continue reading

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The Single Girl’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

The holiday season can be soul-crushing for many single women. If you’re chronically mateless — as I am — there’s nothing like walking into a house full of married folk and their kids to stir up feelings of anxiety and … Continue reading

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The Beckyville Chronicles: Time and Persistence

“Time never worked the way Sixo thought, so of course he never got it right.” The above line from Toni Morrison’s novel Beloved resonates with me because it describes my own struggle with the clock. Sixo never got time right … Continue reading

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Another “Escape from Beckyville” Interview!

The word is getting out slowly but surely about Escape from Beckyville: Tales of Race, Hair and Rage. This Wednesday, I’ll be a featured guest on “The Serena Sol Brown Show.” Dubbed the “Fairy Sol Sister of Radio,” Serena hosts … Continue reading

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Skin Care Tips for Women on the Go

Toni Ann Johnson is a dear friend, fellow author, world traveler and alum of Antioch University Los Angeles, where we first met while pursuing an MFA in creative writing. Not only is Toni Ann an activist who cares about the … Continue reading

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