For Trayvon and Lonnie and…

… for Keilon and Justis, Jordan, Sterling and Christian, CJ and Christopher, Messiah, Barry, and Shamel. My young and precious nephews.   Trayvon Martin February 5, 1995 – February 26, 2012   This is Lonnie, my nephew. Born February 6,…

June Photo Diary ~ Rainy Day in Madison Square …

Rainy days make me happy. Sometimes happier than sunny days. Rain invites introspection and contemplation; it washes things clean. I thought I’d share a few rainy day images from Madison Square Park in midtown. Enjoy!       Torrential. This…

June Photo Diary ~ Mini Moments from the Union …

Ahh! Summer and the City. From luscious fruits and flowers to street musicians, chess players and the real staff of Parks and Recreation, Union Square is ripe with sights and sounds. Attitude. This is my New York. Images by Patranila.

June Photo Diary ~ FDNY

I love New York. I love it for the simple fact that you can round a corner and find any number of spectacles with which to be intrigued, horrified or just plain bored. The FDNY never fails to create spectacle,…

Women’s HerStory at Macy’s

  Last week I had the great pleasure of attending The Color of Conversation panel discussion – a Women’s HerStory Month event hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival and sponsored by Macy’s. The five-member panel included actresses…

Weekend Moments

Hello lovelies! Hope you had a great weekend. I spent mine in Brooklyn with some of my favorite people. We had some food, some drinks and some live music. I was really excited to find a place called the Chocolate…

 

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