The Cultural Curator

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Category Archives: Life

When I Love, I Love Hard.

I’ve been keeping this blog for some time now and, while many of my posts have revealed elements of my life, I’ve abstained from the more “emotional” personal stuff. For … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014: My Non-Resolution New Year

Before I go any further, let me preface what I’m about to write by saying that I’m not one to make New Year’s resolutions. In fact, I don’t recall ever … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Gifts that ‘Give Back’

Whether you’re looking to spend a little (or a lot!) this holiday season, we all know how overwhelming gift giving can be. Finding that ‘perfect’ piece is enough to make … Continue reading

December 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Complicated Simple Life.

First and foremost, let me preface what I’m about to write by saying that I am oh-so-sorry for being MIA these past couple of months. Although it’s always my intention … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

When the Going Gets Tough… the Tough Get Going.

Hi Y’all! Every now again, I come across a personal story/call for support that pulls at my heartstrings. I recently read the touching – and heartbreaking – story of twin … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

When in Africa…

It’s been a mere two-and-a-half weeks since I set up shop in Zambia and, suffice it to say, this is the longest amount of time I have spent, consecutively, in … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Leaving… On a Jet Plane.

Almost one year ago, I set off for Africa. On the verge of completing my Master’s Degree in International Communications and Development, I headed to Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, and Nigeria … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

You Don’t Have a Phobia, Dude. You’re Just an A**Hole.

I’m tired. Tired of all the negativity and trash talk. Tired of people who can’t or, rather, choose not to find their ‘words’, tired of ‘homophobia’ (you’re afraid of the … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The ‘Old’ Country

A few years ago, at my father’s urging, I got out my video camera, wrote down several questions, and prepared to interview my grandparents. It occurred to me that I … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy International Women’s Day!

You didn’t think I forgot, did ya? I’m raising a glass of champagne (ok, you caught me… it’s a glass of my morning orange juice) to women (and girls!) all … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment