Posts by Crystal

Sad American Legacy

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August 28th, 2013

This post was inspired by the result of the Zimmerman trial and our long legacy of racial profiling. Along with this reality is the legacy that White people must also […]

Pro Ballers, Pirates And Princesses

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August 15th, 2013

This summer I spent my vacation at home. My goal was to complete several projects and hang out with family. It’s been a great vacation. I filed every piece of […]

Great Expectations

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August 2nd, 2013

Whew, Lordy — I recently started a new job and, let me tell you, it has been a total trip! I came into this new workplace with a set of […]

Faith… Courage… Hope

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July 17th, 2013

Do you remember being 23 years old? Were you an independent, educated, vibrant woman experiencing the world by exploring professional interests and cultivating a hip and happening social life? Well, […]

Date Like A Grownup

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June 27th, 2013

For the last few months I have been subscribing to a newsletter for women over 40 who are dating. The newsletter and corresponding website is called Date Like a Grownup, […]

Self-Sufficient Succulents

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June 10th, 2013

I’ve been living in my house for six months and I am ready to shop for the right landscape. I call it shopping because what I do is survey neighborhoods, […]

Mad Men, Sad Truths

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May 30th, 2013

I loved the way a recent episode of Mad Men portrayed some of the characters’ reactions to the slaying of Martin Luther King Jr. Most television shows and movies offer […]

Mid-Life Crisis Averted

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May 10th, 2013

Since I returned to my hometown in Southern California from living in Northampton, Massachusetts, I have often wondered if I did the right thing by moving back. For the last […]