Afternoon Delight: the varying meanings throughout the years My mom loved to listen to music. Sundays were a day for us performing her favorite tunes. I was so embedded in her musical world that I barely knew of the popular music of my time. I knew Elvis and […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
February: You Give Me Fever and a Legacy Quest February is a bit of a vexing month. It’s shorter than other months. There is a day that appears every four years. We are steeped in snow hibernating in our rapidly claustrophobic homes. This sense of claustrophobia, could be […]
The Olympics are still occurring, or so I hear. I have not really bothered to keep up with the event or its coverage. I did see an article that talked about the 100,000 condoms that were being distributed at the Olympic Village as well as the big uptick […]
Peace, love and understanding wrapped up in my treasured folk-art piece As a poor girl growing up in the South Bronx, I didn’t have much. I definitely didn’t have much that was of monetary value. I didn’t really have that many toys; which may be why I […]
We Are Entangled: We are Smitten You blossom, I stand bare You blush, I keep gray You wow, I lie desiccated You rise, I lend support You lean in, I buttress You reach out, I extend You complicate matters, I clarify You scream outloud, I whisper We are […]
Lucky star wishes were once grand: Today I just want the snow to go away and be in Candyland I was young when Madonna came out with the song Lucky Star. I remember all the young girls around me singing away to the lyrics at recess. Looking back, […]
When I lived down in Battery Park (near Ground Zero in Manhattan) I used to crazily walk to work everyday whether there was sleet, snow or heavy shine. That walk would approximately take 40 minutes on a good day. If there was high wind, then it may have […]
A Three Year Old in Japan Discovering the Art of the Selfie Weekly Photograph Challenge: Selfie When my son was three years old, we traveled to Japan where they treated him like the little Prince that he believes himself to be. Being that current times are those in […]
Two Pies in the Sky Loftiness rains down in the morning dew Goals gleaming with fiery red hues At night the hard lesson coats our daily grind How many times must we be willingly blind Tomorrow we’ll throw out two more pies in the sky For the […]
I tend to travel down to Atlanta every three months or so every year. Some years there are more trips down to the land of peach pie, peach streets and peach lanes. I have been doing this now for 8 years affording me the opportunity to see Atlanta […]