Announcing…New Brand Ambassador for Addictive Apothecary!

I am excited and so proud to announce that The Cherry Vine is a new Brand Ambassador for Addictive Apothecary, a black-owned business, specializing in natural body and skincare products, soy candles, etc. From whipped body butters, body balms, and sugar scrubs for the ladies, to beard oils, beard balms and body balms for the…

Fireworks, Corner Of 4th & Change Street

On this past holiday weekend, we realized that pre-COVID-19, July 4 normally rolls around every year pretty much the same. The day of the week varies, but expectations and planning play out in copy mode—American flags are posted and waving everywhere! There is more presence of red, white and blue than we typically see. Then,…

Speaking His Name…George Floyd!

*This post was started days ago in the beginning days of the George Floyd death in Minneapolis. I was so angry when my thoughts met my phone’s keyboard…No, basically livid! As each day passed, I revised this post several times. Why?…Because my initial thoughts were driven so much by anger and years of frustration with…

Happy 4th Anniversary!!

Happy 4th Anniversary to The Cherry Vine! What started in 2016 as an assignment to “do something with your writing”, has now woven its way to my first book, “Blossoms of the Cherry Soul.” It is a compilation of blog posts that have been published on TCV, as well as new content that l’ve been…