Men, Commitment, Tradition & The Independent Woman: PBG Responds

Men, Commitment, Tradition & The Independent Woman: PBG Responds
This morning, I had the opportunity to read a post on SingleBlackMale.org entitled “Have Blurred Gender Roles Pushed Men Away From Commitment” written by a man that tweets as @DamnPops. I’ve been a reader of SBM for a few years and I check the site frequently to see what opinions some men have for the world from time to time. I saw...
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Family Love, Lost & Found: Our New Cousin Audrey

Family Love, Lost & Found: Our New Cousin Audrey
I recently discovered my genetic “roots” using the AncestryDNA kit and I blogged about the process and the results here. I don’t know how much that information will mean to me at any point in life, but it was a great experience and I’m glad I did it. I recommend it to anyone with the same burning curiosity as I had about...
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Dirty Pretty Random: I Didn’t Know Robert Downey, Jr. Could Sing!

Dirty Pretty Random: I Didn’t Know Robert Downey, Jr. Could Sing!
I spend quite a bit of time ghost riding in the whip along the Information Superhighway, bka “The Internetz” and on my travels today, I discovered a video of award-winning American actor, Robert Downey, Jr. singing with Sting. Singing…with Sting, one of the Greats. WHO THE HELL KNEW RDJ COULD SING AND DIDN’T TELL ME??? Check this out:   Up until today,...
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Dirty Pretty AncestryDNA Results!!: Nigerian Girl

Dirty Pretty AncestryDNA Results!!: Nigerian Girl
Back in mid-November, I took a genetic analysis test through AncestryDNA.com. I blogged about some of my family history with which I am familiar with and the curiosity that remains despite that knowledge. I’d wanted to do this test for a number of years and finally ordered it and took it. (Click here to check the post about that process.) Well, my...
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“What Would You Do?” – The Angry Black Woman Edition

“What Would You Do?” – The Angry Black Woman Edition
So, there’s this video floating around my social media streams from the popular TV Show “What Would You Do?” This show sets up scenarios to see how regular everyday folks react to scenarios in which you would be called to help, protect or speak up for someone in need. Usually, that someone is from a marginalized group. I’ve seen clips from the...
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PBG True Story: I Found Love In A Hopeless Place…The Internet!

PBG True Story: I Found Love In A Hopeless Place…The Internet!
A few months ago, pics of me & a dude started showing up on my social media accounts.  Who was this mystery man? Where did he come from and WHY was the perennially single PBG posting pics of herself with some light-skinneded man?? Well, that man is My Boo and I got him on The Internet. For real!! Lemme tell y’all this...
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#DPT Quick List: Favorite Thrift Stores & Consignment Shops in the DC Metro Area

#DPT Quick List: Favorite Thrift Stores & Consignment Shops in the DC Metro Area
  This morning I was asked by a friend which thrift stores & consignment shops were my favorites here in my hometown of DC & the surrounding Metro Area. Here’s a quick list: Frugalista in NW DC (Mt. Pleasant) Buffalo Exchange in NW DC (Logan Circle) Crossroads Trading Company in NW DC (U Street Corridor) Georgia Avenue Thrift Store in NW DC...
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