The Uniform

It just hit me a couple of weeks ago that I actually have a uniform. Finally! I’ve been longing for one since I can’t remember when. I don’t know, there’s just something reassuring about having an assortment of neatly-pressed, interchangeable clothes all lined up in my wardrobe, relieving me of the effort of having to put …

IF by Ana Theresa Fernandez

 

This stunning, aspirational piece of art byAna Theresa Fernandez will soon grace the walls of the cephas salon! Yes, it’s true. We are humbled, and very excited. Much gratitude to Wendi Norris for making it happen.  Word to the wise, Ana is an emerging artist on the cusp of being immense!

Easter Sunday Native

I dressed up again for church this Sunday because it was Easter Sunday, the most important gathering of the year. The service was wonderful, and most of the congregation was decked out in full native. “Native” is the Naija way of describing non-western garb. I chose a brown sequined organza set that I’ve had for …

Weekly Word; Emolument

This is exciting! I haven’t done a Weekly Word post in a while because I haven’t come across any interesting new words. Until now.

Definition: The profit arising from an office or employment, usually in the form of fees or wages. Originally, the fee paid to a miller.

Pronunciation:  [ih-mol-yuh-muhnt]

Derivation: From the Latin ēmolumentum, meaning …

Blue is the warmest color

 

These gorgeous stones will some day very soon find their way into gorgeous pendant necklaces and earrings! I have long been besotted by the color blue and it often surprises me when people refer to the blue color family as being cold. Never! I truly believe that blue is the warmest of colors. …