The Wisdom of Hair
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Girlfriends RULE in Kim Boykin’s The Wisdom of Hair – The story of Zora Adams, a young beauty school student who romances the wrong wickedly handsome man but is saved by the power of the salon sisterhood. A tale of love, friendship, and forgiveness, Kirkus Reviews says, “Well-drawn characters and depth lie beneath the beauty treatments in this affecting debut.”
“The problem with cutting your own hair is that once you start, you just keep cutting, trying to fix it, and the truth is, some things can never be fixed. The day of my daddy’s funeral, I cut my bangs until they were the length of those little paintbrushes that come with dime-store watercolor sets. I was nine years old. People asked me why I did it, but I was too young then to know I was changing my hair because I wanted to change my life.” < Read the rest >
From the Blog
Even if it’s just for a day or a locking yourself in the bathroom for a couple of precious hours, everyone needs to get away. But summer is right around the corner and, to a lot of folks that means vacation time. Anyone can come up with a gazillion places to go and things to do, but the focus of this prayer meeting is those precious minutes that can revive and often times save us from doing bodily harm to those we love and even those we don’t. So here are some creative mini-vacations to rejuvenate your or at least get you through the day. Some cost money and some don’t but all of them are guaranteed to get you through the day. 1. Massage is the best $50-75 per hour plus tip you will ever spend for a mini vacation. I’m not sure whether it’s the therapist’s actual hands on … [Read More...]
When I was making my bed yesterday, I kept hearing something like a branch hitting one of the windows--only there was no wind and no branch for that matter. Living in our house, stuff like that isn't unusual, but since it was cleansed for good several months ago, my first thought was "They're back." So I ignored the noise and kept at it, but the noise kept at it too. I'd just finished arranging too many pillows on the bed when I gave up and looked at the window to see the culprit--an adult male blue bird. My good friend and fellow author Anna Lee Huber and I commiserate sometimes about how crazy this whole debut author thing is. One minute you're soaring and the next minute you've looked at last week's sales on Amazon's Author Central and you're plummeting to the ground.Then you'll get … [Read More...]