24-Hours in Charleston, SC

Charleston, SC is the perfect city to spend 24-hours walking around and exploring. This post includes suggestions on what to do and where to eat on a day in Charleston. A list of the sites visited and a map of their locations is included at the bottom of the post.

Love Letter to Charleston, Part 2

After a busy day gallivanting around Savannah and arriving back at our hotel around 10 pm, my mom and I slept in on our third day in Charleston. Since, it was Saturday, we decided to start our day with brunch at Hominy Grill. Hominy Grill, since closed, was known for its hominy-style grits and its…

Day Trip to Savannah, GA 2013

Every time my mom and I visit Charleston, we always take a day trip to Savannah, GA. Situated 108 miles from each other, Savannah can be easily accessed by car if you take US-17 S to I-95 S for 2 hours. If you don’t drive, like me or my mom, another way to get to…

Historic Public Affairs Series Black Journal Now Available Online at the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Programs from 1960s and 1970s Include Interviews with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Louis Farrakhan, Angela Davis and others Additional Scholar Exhibit Explores Black Power in Public Media A collection of episodes from Black Journal, the first nationally televised public affairs program produced for, about, and by Black Americans has been released by The American Archive of Public…

Love Letter to Charleston, SC

I love traveling to new places, but there are some places that tug at my heart and beckon me to come back. Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA are two of those places. I first visited Charleston, SC in 2013. After having visited San Francisco for the third time, my mom and I decided that Charleston…

THIS IS WHO I AM

This is my personal blog. Before the murder of George Floyd and the protesting that followed, I was working on a post about the first time I traveled to Charleston, SC. Well, I just don’t have it in me to post something that brought me so much joy given the recent events. In lieu of…

Workcation: Richmond, VA

Originally posted on Savory Sweet Neat:
Last year, I was fortunate enough to go to a conference in Richmond, VA. My initial thoughts were, “Why Richmond? What is so interesting about Richmond that a conference should be held there?” The List After finding out the location of the conference, I began researching and creating an…

Workcations: Combining Work and Vacation

When I travel, whether for work or for funsies, the first thing I research is where I can eat, things to do, and where can I go to shop. My mindset has always been that traveling for work is work, but it can also be fun. To be successful at this, it takes preparation. Below,…

Cuba People to People, Day 8

As we sat there, we watched the city of Sancti Spiritus come to life. People walking along the street, mothers and fathers with their children, cars driving along the rode; people going about their daily life. We loaded onto our bus and made our way to the last stop before our flight departed: the Conservatorio…

First Post post-coronavirus

My last blog post was September 10, 2018. There never seem to be enough time or energy to complete posting about my trip to Cuba in May 2017. Now, all I have it time (outside the hours that I am scheduled to work from home). March 21, 2020 was the last day that I spent…