Soul Seasoned Fries

Soul Seasoned Fries

The Mayor and Tucson City Council last night decided not to step into the 21st Century but double down on a $2 million dollar increase to the Tucson Police Department, an entity that has proven itself more lethal, i.e. racist, than the prevailing crime rate 

21st Century Tales

21st Century Tales

I used to tutor Brown, Black and White elementary school children in after school programs. The first Black principal in Tucson Unified School District, Dr. Anna Jolivet used to be the principal at a school I tutored at; her husband Clarence Jolivet was a descendant 

Do-Over

Do-Over

As is almost the case every time I drive now, a man on a street corner asked me for money. When I smiled and mouthed “I’m sorry I don’t have any” meaning I didn’t have any cash with me which is usually the case even 

5 Minute Zucchini

5 Minute Zucchini

Mom used to make this in the 80’s, my updated version is for 2020 – quick, simple, tasty and healthy. I wanted to eat the entire saucepan but I shared. Thank you to the people that continuously share with me and the world. 5 Minute 

Veggie Chili Cheese Dog

Veggie Chili Cheese Dog

Like many Black women I’m still in work mode so happily items are being removed from agendas, goals becoming achievements. Seems like everyone is in a similar space – the mood not to do much cooking yet attain a semblance of nourishment. Try what I 

In the Time of Need

In the Time of Need

A few days ago I decided to begin each day and end each day silently reciting what I am thankful for. One of my friends said when he was struggling through a health crisis, “you have nothing if you don’t have your health.” I have