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I Lost Track of Time.

I Lost Track of Time.

I didn’t realize how much time had gone by since I last checked in with you guys. November 6th, a Wednesday. I had felt myself slowly drifting back into that familiar darkness for weeks but decided I’d stay in the light, smile, engage, and make…

Tis’ the Season for Rest + Relaxation.

Tis’ the Season for Rest + Relaxation.

We postponed gift exchange in my family this year and honestly, it feels kind of good. For the first time in forever, there was no pressure to find the right gift. No stress of making it to the store or having things shipped in time.

It’s Christmas morning and I’m in bed watching Orange is the New Black and eating leftover Chinese. And later, I’ll be spending time with family + enjoying a nice meal.

Things are nice. Expressions are too. Make good use of your words and actions not just your bank account to show your love + gratitude.
– Yolanda Danae’

The Sassy Rant wishes Jay-Z a Happy 50th Birthday

The Sassy Rant wishes Jay-Z a Happy 50th Birthday

I bought my first Jay-Z cd during my freshman year of college. Late bloomer, I know. Thinking back, I can still remember the rush of excitement I felt as “The Ruler’s Back” blared through the speakers in my Dad’s Chevy Equinox.   Like most people,…

Remembering John “Pops” Witherspoon

Remembering John “Pops” Witherspoon

The world is in shock right now as recent news reports confirm the passing of comedian and actor John Witherspoon, 77.