Screaming is good. It’s no different than sprinting-hitting a punching bag or slamming ones closed fist into a wall. All much better then curling up in bed and throwing a blanket over one’s head. A big part of being reflective; especially during a time of high stress is to not resort to behaviors that will […]
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Many whom know me, already know that I grew up in a pretty large family. I am the middle child, I have two older siblings and two younger siblings. For a very long time, my older sister and older brother led the pack. I wanted to do everything they did. My older brother introduced me […]
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I didn’t watch the BET awards. I can’t tell the last award show I’ve watched from beginning to end-however-I’m a highlight watcher. As a lover of all things pop culture-it doesn’t take much to keep abreast with pop culture through the use of Twitter and other social media platforms. Everyone was talking about Tyler Perry’s […]
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Words come way before they are written. I dream them. I’ve always dreamed in words, phrases, sentences and whole paragraphs. They would gently pull me out of a deep slumber or even a light nap. When I was younger (and read more) the current book I would be reading would find its way into my […]
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Those that know me, know my first love is food. Aside from busting out moves on the dance floor-I grew up in the kitchen. As a child I learned early on how to strip the skin off of chicken thighs and clean out the crevices. I learned how to properly wash the chicken with white […]
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Some may not readily associate the dancehall scene with breast cancer awareness, canned food drives, homelessness awareness fundraisers and free holiday parties for kids. But that’s just what I discovered after sitting down with Buddah from Sibling Music. During our one on one interview I learned a lot about the creator of one of the most […]
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I remember Aberdeen Street fondly. Back in the day the Jamaican community in Stamford was tightly knit. Everyone knew everyone, and if you were Jamaican in the 80’s and 90’s you stopped by Aberdeen Street at Winnifred and Mackie’s house. It is there you can get a plate of hot food or a bowl of […]
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“You don’t have to post everything you know”. “What are you doing-recording your food?” “Ugh, there she goes again. You look much thinner online. How do you do that?” These are just some statements and and questions I get often. Some readily tell me they are too busy to always be online. I used to become […]
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Issa Rae has teamed with Kumail Nanjiani to star in “The Lovebirds,” a romantic comedy from Paramount that will be helmed by Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in the surprise hit “The Big Sick.” 160 more words
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