On a Lighter Note: Songs in the Key of My Life

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

School Daze

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

Sassy Mommas Sound Off – May 24th Event (Update: 2008 May 15 Event)

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)

A Subway Story

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