I love music. Truthfully, who doesn’t. There’s not a musical genre that I find distasteful. Opera. I love the drama. Rock. There’s nothing like the sound a great guitar playing. (e.g. “Magic Man” – Heart, “Sharp-Dressed Man” – ZZ Top and “Life’s Been Good to Me So Far” – Eagles) Country. The Queens of Country are the … More On a Lighter Note: Songs in the Key of My Life
My nerves are bad. Really bad. It’s the end of the semester. Finals week. It should be renamed “Finally Over Week.” This is the time of the year that I become righteously indignant. B**ching and moaning about how I nearly went blind trying to grade papers and developed carpal tunnel syndrome from answering and sending endless emails. When I was in school… When I was in … More School Daze
There’s nothing I love better than sassy broads having their say. If you happen to be the in BK (Brooklyn, NY) on Thursday, May 24, at 8 p.m., check out Brooklyn Reading Works‘, Edgy Mother’s Day Event at the Old Stone House which features readings from three of my favorite moms: Louise Crawford – A fabulous sistah, writer/blogger, … More Sassy Mommas Sound Off – May 24th Event (Update: 2008 May 15 Event)
I don’t need a $150 per hour therapist to tell me that I am not right in the head. All I need to do is to to look at my television viewing habits for a clue to my state of mind. The Evidence Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School – I managed to resist VH-1’s Flavor of Love … More On a Lighter Note: Guilty Pleasures
I said I wanted to be a doctor but what I really wanted to be was a superstar. When I was a child, I dreamed of standing before an adoring audience dressed in a sequenced gown as I accepted my latest award from “The Academy” — the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences … More Are You Ready for Your Close-up?
I tell myself (and others who will listen) that I’m not nosey, just curious. My “curiousity” is at its peak when I am riding on the subway. Like everyone who lives and travels in New York City, I had been properly advised to mind my own business. No direct eye contact. No smiling, not even to … More A Subway Story
When I was 20-something — young, single and loving to mingle– I boldly declared to a co-worker, “I can do anything I put my mind to.” I believed it was not “thy will be done” but “my will be done.” Snarkily, she replied, “Can you turn yourself into a boy?” Clearly, she did not know … More All Things Not Being Equal