Quote of the day: 1/27/16

"I longed for someone to confide in. I would have given the world to have laid my head on my grandmother’s faithful bosom, and told her all my troubles." (INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL, 5.3) How many times do we long for someone to talk to? It is so important to connect … Continue reading Quote of the day: 1/27/16

Fun Fact Friday: Planet 9

Did you know that a new theory has surfaced stating that there is a 9th planet that is 10 times larger than Earth and takes about 10-20,000 years to orbit the Sun? According to researchers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown, this planet has not been seen, but according to computer simulations and mathematical models, they believe it does … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: Planet 9

Word of the Week: Intricacies

Word: Intricacies You Pronounce It: [in-tri-kuh-see] Definition:  noun, plural intricacies. 1. intricate character or state. 2. an intricate part, action, etc: intricacies of the law. I found it: While reading Barbara Christian's "Race for Theory" when she states: "Instead, I think we need to read the works of our writers in our various ways and remain open to … Continue reading Word of the Week: Intricacies

Entertaining: Party Etiquette-Children

Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I have a few questions regarding dealing with children during gatherings. Certainly, this isn't about one's own children, but children visiting. How do you deal with kids during parties? My questions is, how does one prepare for such company? Should one be strict? Should normal house rules (such … Continue reading Entertaining: Party Etiquette-Children

Quote of the day: 1/7/16

“Love like rain, can nourish from above, drenching couples with a soaking joy. But sometimes under the angry heat of life, love dries on the surface and must nourish from below, tending to its roots keeping itself alive.” ― Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept Works Cited: Image is my … Continue reading Quote of the day: 1/7/16