Good Morning, Sunshine!

When I was little, there was a man who called me “Little Merry Sunshine.” The older I get, the more likely that moniker is to be said in a sarcastic tone – but still, it’s kind of Roy Ackerman to nominate me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thank you, Roy. I’d give Roy a hard time for Read More …

Creative Blogger Award!

Roy A. Ackerman, Ph.D., E.A., and awesome blogger has nominated me for the Creative Blogger Award. Thank you, Roy! I am honored. Back in 2009, having answered for the 13th or 67th time what “5 things do most people not know about you” (until I was pretty sure there wasn’t a single mystery left, if ever Read More …

Michael Twitty, Afroculinaria: Flaming Red Pen of Death™ Award

Every time I find myself grappling with the complex issues of racism in the U.S. – struggling with the million things I’d like to say and feeling tongue-tied or inadequate to write them – I end up at Afroculinaria. Afroculinaria is “a food blog authored by Michael W. Twitty, (Twitter: @Koshersoul), a food writer, independent scholar, culinary historian, and Read More …

Liebster Award

Today, I was given a sweet surprise – the Liebster Award for A Fresh Perspective, from Jodi of 100 Smile Challenge Blog. Thank you, Jodi! History of the Liebster Award The Liebster Award appears to have originated on the German blog Bird of Paradise, in 2010. The idea was to recognize and promote blogs with Read More …