Bite of Seattle 2017

BITE OF SEATTLE-DEVONNIE-CORN-SPACE NEEDLE

This past weekend I did a bit more exploring of my “semi-new” city and attended the Groupon sponsored “Bite of Seattle”. The event was being held at the Seattle Center which is an amazing backdrop for any large Festival. The Space Needle and Chihuly glass Garden as well as the other sculptures and artwork scattered around the area really made the environment even more fun…

VIEW

SHARE:

Family

Skylight

I apologize that I have been running from you. I apologize for the rivers and lakes and state lines that fill the space between us. I apologize for my silence, but everything has been so.damn.loud. I apologize for the calls and texts that have been few and far between. I apologize for the letters that never came. I apologize for missing every birthday, milestone, laugh…

VIEW

SHARE:

#FabFriends Naima Stennett

Jewelry is more than just an accessory; it is a reflection of your energy. Growing up in Jamaica I loved playing in my mothers jewelry. To me, your accessories¬†made a statement and in certain cultures it communicates power and respect. -Naima There are so many things I wish I was doing to really and truly give back to the communities I’ve lived in. Naima Stennett…

VIEW

SHARE:

April Showers, Please Bring May Flowers

Devonnie-black

Here we are. The¬†first day of a new month. You’re probably wondering how my month of unapologetic self-care went. Well, it was great. I think I successfully committed to trying to take care of myself. I focused on my breathing and doing small things that brought me joy like getting extra guacamole at chipotle and getting a gel manicure for my sausages. I even managed…

VIEW

SHARE:

The Thief

Devonnie-eyes

When depression crept into the home of my heart, I was both asleep and awake. I felt the heavy weight of its steps cause the cracks in my heart to grow. I heard its defeaning silence as it stood in the dark corners of my mind, first, starving. Then, waiting. looking for the perfect moment to take my breath. To steal my joy. I sounded…

VIEW

SHARE:

Growing Through It

It is undeniable, that, more often than not, the pressures of the world become too much to bear. It is also undeniable,  That, for all the times I have been broken beneath the load, I have come back with stronger shoulders. -devonnie.…

VIEW

SHARE: