Cupellation: Thoughts on Becoming Silver – a series. #1

Categories: my history, silverstaraka, sorority stuffs

Cupellation is a refining process in metallurgy, where ores or alloyed metals are treated under very high temperatures and have controlled operations to separate noble metals, like gold and silver, from base metals like lead, copper, zinc, arsenic, antimony or bismuth, present in the ore. The process is based on the principle that precious metals … Read More


Categories: check in, friends, health, makin moves, sorority stuffs

I’m feeling the resurgence of my old self coming through. I’m really excited about it because… it’s about fucking time. I’m back in the gym next week… the week after that, I’m taking a week from work to clean my house… then a trip down to Houston for some R&R then back to the grind. … Read More


Categories: check in, death, family, friends, sorority stuffs

I feel like I’m back from the dead. I have time to myself now. Maybe even time to finish my many awaiting projects… clean my room… start going to the gym again. EVEN TIME TO SLEEP… which is most awesome of all. That dreaded project I’d been working on for 5 weeks has successfully completed … Read More


Categories: bad day, celebrations, love & marriage, sorority stuffs, worship

I don’t know where to begin. There were so many emotions and most of them were overwhelming. I could attempt to go chronologically but I’d be writing for days. I took pictures of everything I could… because I realize that this may very well be the last time I see my line sister. I’m really … Read More


Categories: love & marriage, reminiscing, sorority stuffs, traveling

I slept amazingly well last night. There is no mystery as to why. And it was completely welcome and needed and perfect. *sigh* I noticed though… I don’t curl my toes… they seem to point at the heights of passion. LMAO! Guess it’s that everlasting ballerina deep within me that makes her cameo every so … Read More

Blood in the water

Categories: bad day, celebrations, friends, love & marriage, sorority stuffs

Some things in life are just necessary to healing. When a wound is open, you need medicine (anti-bacterial ointment or something), oxygen (air and space), protection (a bandage of some kind) and time. The hope is with all those factors in effect at the same time, you’ll heal and maybe not have much of a scar … Read More

A March Snow

Categories: celestials, death, sorority stuffs

A March Snow       In Memoriam of my Soror Aiyana. So sad because you were much too young to pass so soon, but I’m so glad that you passed by me during your stay. It was a pleasure knowing you… I hope to see you again soon. Rest in peace. *


Categories: catching up, celebrations, friends, sorority stuffs

Okay… I’ve been away for a minute. Sorry for that. I’m back 🙂 brief recap before I lay my head down to get some sleep. This weekend we had chapter meeting, where they decided to not “give” me GA. Too much on my plate was the citation. I felt bad because I guess, to me, … Read More


Categories: celebrations, friends, makin moves, sorority stuffs

Happy New Year to all! I wish I could set this year off with a super optimistic, wonderfully bright message. But I’ve promised to be as real as I can be… when I can be. And for starters, 2005 seems awfully lonely to me. It’s something I think I inherited from my mom and grandma. … Read More

First Impressions

Categories: catching up, sorority stuffs, why am i doing this again?, work crap

First Impressions I’ll start with this because it’s the piece that makes me the angriest… then I can get to all the happy stuff that happened over the week! So… the new boss came in to be met on Friday (after cancelling on Thursday because of the snow… which only made me think… wtf??? But … Read More