INTRODUCING

Dream In Color Photography

My Queendom

Me, In Future Perfect

And just when I think, I'd made it!  I'd attained my goals!  I couldn't be any happier, I was living my dream (my purpose here) and to so suddenly lose it all for naught!  Though, until I'd hit my bottom, it was hard to believe I would know happy again. 

I believe I have earned ... My Queendom!

As I lay in my bed - I made for myself - crying, crushed, wilted, weighted, broken, lost, who knew a day would come, when those dark days would equally contribute to the magnificent state of mind I am in right now, from which I've learned, which I believe I've earned, of which I proclaimed, My Queendom!

Queendom Is A State Of Mind

I believe Queendom is a state of mind; for no matter who you are, where you are from, no matter your background, your status, your bank account, your level of education, nor the name on your birth certificate, As Woman, You Are Of Queens!  So, I set out to share the inspiration that WE (Women Everywhere) be reminded that we are Of Queens, all within each of us! 

Girly Weekend May 2017 - For History's Take; Forever Together In Future Perfect

Girly Weekend May 2017 - For History's Take; Forever Together In Future Perfect

A Girly Weekend

All of us girls need a weekend like this - for history's take!  So, I planned a celebration befitting Our Queendom - Girly Weekend 2017!  The most beautiful and wondrous times together with family and close friends, for girls of all ages, appending and turning the proverbial pages, we celebrated - pampered, feasted, toasted, roasted, relished, embellished, laughed, giggled and so lovingly enjoyed ourselves!  I was in awe just scanning the room, such pageantry, gazing at all the beautiful women in my life, adorned in rich, colorful fabrics, jewelry and rouge, complete with a pampering of body and foot massages, delightful and insightful conversations, music and dance, laughing and lounging, and all the while preparing our favorite dishes.  Oh yes, we feasted!  Truly, a sight to see, for me, all in recognition that we might have been Queen


Recognizing That We Might Have Been Queen

Photos By

Dream In Color Photography

Dresses By Mariby Corpening & Senegal, West Africa


My Inspiration

for My Queendom PHotos

This image inspired My Queendom Photos of The Women In My Family

This image inspired My Queendom Photos of The Women In My Family

Though, and I must say, this is the image that truly inspired me and My Queendom Photos, a copy given to me by my mother-in-law, Madam Traore, on my very first visit to Africa - her sister-in-law, Kandia Sidibe from Mali, West Africa.  I can only guess that it was taken likely in the early 1900s.  A beautiful, memorable and inspiring image and why I believe every woman should have an heirloom image of herself - for history's take!

 


That I Might Have Been Queen

Recognizing that I might have been Queen!

Recognizing that I might have been Queen!

I’m a new pair of eyes
Every time I am born
An original mind
And the heart of a giant...
And I’m scanning the horizon
For someone recognizing
That I might have been Queen...
— Tina Turner