One Year Ago

A little over a year ago I came up with the idea of starting a blog about Cydney and myself.   Ever since Timile had Cydney and was diagnosed with cancer there have been many people who have been touched by our story and circumstances.  Family, friends, acquaintances, doctors, nurses, and co-workers as well have given […]

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Another Dream About Timile

After a day of virtually being lost in my own personal thoughts, Timile came to me in another dream Friday morning.  As I have said before, many people have told me that when they dream of loved ones that they normally don’t say anything to them.  Timile and I always talk in my dreams.  When […]

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Cydney Quotables

Kids say the darndest things and Cydney is no exception. Anyone who has personally become acquainted with my daughter knows that she has a lot to say. So every other Friday I’m going to share some of the funny things she says. In a cab to two ladies in their early thirties: “Hi! I’m CydneyAriah […]

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Dear Old Morehouse

On this morning ten years ago I was up after a restless night wondering what the next chapter of my life would be like. I was seventeen years old and at around 11:30 AM I was flying to Atlanta for college. I hated my senior year of high school and was ready to leave Long […]

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Thirty Months/Two Years Ago

As of today, Cydney is two and a half. While it’s been a very long twenty-nine months and twenty-two days, swiftly it has flown by. After another night of watching Pitch Perfect and Cydney refusing for me to put her to bed, I’m up doing what I do just about every night: reflecting. Tonight, I […]

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Pitch Perfect

  Every parent has that one movie that they have to watch repeatedly because their children love it.  Usually, its some obnoxious animated movie that consists of lots of singing hokey but very catchy songs.  I remember when my little cousin was a baby, her movie was Save the Last Dance.  Whenever I’d babysit, my aunt […]

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The Saddest Part

I was once told by a friend that when it comes to emotions I am a robot.  She would often joke about it because I tend to not put on display how I really feel.  I’ve always been that way.  I tend to internalize my thoughts and feelings and all that is seen to the […]

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