Sherring’s Goodreads: The World According to Fannie Davis

The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers by Bridgett M. Davis My rating: 4 of 5 stars As I was reading the last pages of The World According to Fannie Davis, the palm of my right hand began to itch. I smiled. In Haitian culture, an itchy hand means … More Sherring’s Goodreads: The World According to Fannie Davis

Sherring’s Goodreads: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi My rating: 4 of 5 stars Paul Kalanithi could have easily become a writer, but felt a stronger calling to become a neurosurgeon instead. After he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, he focused his time to draft his beautifully written memoir When Breath Becomes Air. The … More Sherring’s Goodreads: When Breath Becomes Air

Sherring’s Goodreads: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling by Rosie Pérez My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was completely in shock and awe throughout Rosie Perez’s memoir Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still … More Sherring’s Goodreads: Handbook for an Unpredictable Life

Milk Does a Body Good

I grew up on good old-fashioned whole milk.  The thicker the better. I loved how it used to coat my tongue. In elementary school, I always opted for the carton of plain milk over chocolate. Not that I didn’t like chocolate milk. My parents used to buy Nestlé Quik, strawberry and chocolate flavored. And Ovaltine. … More Milk Does a Body Good

Kale is a Superfood & Its Special Power is Tasting Bad*

This post is part of the Blogging From A to Z Challenge. Ok, fine. I confess. I drank the Kool-Aid. Not literally. I haven’t had a sip of Kool-Aid in years. Ever since I started “adulting” years ago (years behind schedule), I make more of an effort to drink real juice. If I don’t see “100% Juice” … More Kale is a Superfood & Its Special Power is Tasting Bad*

J-E-L-L-O!

This post is part of the Blogging From A to Z Challenge. What’s a childhood without Jell-O? Incomplete. I’m glad I grew up in the 80s with gluten, artificial flavors, sugar, sugar and more sugar. So much so, that I barely like it now. wasn’t an Army brat as a kid, but I moved around quite a … More J-E-L-L-O!