23 Chromosomes, Me and Afrobeat(s) – My DNA and The Beat of West Africa

23 Chromosomes, Me and Afrobeat(s) – My DNA and The Beat of West Africa It was probably a year ago – another “girls night” for the books. We made our way to Savoy Entertainment Center in search of Caribbean music, longing for the rhythm of our culture. As we got through the security pat down and ID check, we finally got to the main […]

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Tanya Stephens, Thank You for my Anthem. It Served Me Well Back Then.

Tanya Stephens, Thank You for my Anthem. It Served Me Well Back Then. The plan was to get together – one way or another. We hadn’t hung out in what felt like decades although it had only been weeks. Ok, about two months. Time was slipping away. Life was unfolding differently for each of us and our “go here, there and everywhere” ebb came […]

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YOU CAN’T SERVE TWO MASTERS, Advice from a Sister.

YOU CAN’T SERVE TWO MASTERS, Advice from a Sister. I’ve read that you keep reliving the same situation until you learn the lesson. This makes me wonder if I’m even paying attention in “life class.” Some situations keep presenting themselves over and over again. Two issues (of many more) that plague me are ‘speaking up’ and ‘trying to please everyone.’ Now that I write […]

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Perfectionism & My “Split Personality” – It’s Not What You Think

Perfectionism & My “Split Personality” – It’s Not What You Think Oh to be perfect! I have mastered it! NOT. Perfectionism wreaks havoc for me many a day. It may be a Libra thing or so I’ve been told. Perfectionism takes a toll on so many things I either want to do or am in the process of doing. This includes relationships, looks, clothing, […]

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Why You Need a Plantronics Bluetooth in Your Life

Why You Need a Plantronics Bluetooth in Your Life I remember the first time I saw a Bluetooth. It was a Motorola! I thought of it as a very high tech piece of equipment – fancy, expensive and out of my reach. Technology had consistently expanded and it went from switch board phones and rotary dial to cordless phones. Accessories were added including headsets […]

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How To Get Started in Yoga – It’s Literally at Your Fingertips

How To Get Started in Yoga – It’s Literally at Your Fingertips The first memory I have of yoga was being at the gym and watching a woman do sun salutations. At the time I didn’t know that’s what they were called. The poses looked complicated and I was impressed by the seamless flow of movement, wondering how she even remembered them. “This must […]

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