Titties, Toenails and Boyfriends: Puberty Blues

 “Titty Cream makes titties sprout like cornstalks” Excerpt from Tharon Ann, Part One: Childhood Titties, toenails and boyfriends is all girls talk about. Yuk! I’m invited to a bunking party at horrible Kate Eldred’s house down the street. I told Continue reading Titties, Toenails and Boyfriends: Puberty Blues

White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South

I spent most of my early years in Little Rock, Arkansas where racism sat right beneath the surface of our lives. Raised by a black mama in the Jim-Crow south, as many southern children were, I loved her the same Continue reading White Child and Black Mama – Raised in Jim Crow South