Life is like a bag of popcorn
Life is like popping a bag of popcorn. Not only do you have to make decisions, but the timing of those decisions are also imperative. You do...
I heard recently about an organization that takes "at risk" youth from the inner cities, those from low-income families and rundo...
A cure for your depression
Gender roles and double standards
A gender role is defined as a set of perceived behavioral norms associated with males and females, in a given social group or system. It...
I feel like being non-Christian around Christmas time must be like being Black all the time. What I mean by this is that during this season ...
Non-Christians during Christmas time
You better care about politics
A lot of people say "I don't care about politics." You NEED to care about politics. Register to vote, be informed, and vote ...
You search for a prince charming but you could have had a King. You stripped him of his robes with foul words and a bitter heart. Regressed ...
You could have had a Queen...
Personal sins shouldn't require press releases
In a press release Tiger Woods stated "personal sins should not require press releases and problems within a family shouldn't have ...
Love takes no account If you do things out of love, do them purely in the name of love. Don't feign to do for love, but really do in an...
Love
Failure
There is something to be said about the times you do all you can, and still fail. That is a true test of personality, a true test of heart. ...
A lot of the criticism I'm hearing about Lee Daniel's Precious is that it was too sad or too dark or too emotionally intense. T...
Movies should have happy endings
The lure of twitter
Something I've come to realize about what makes Twitter a special little place on the interweb is the convergence of celebrities and us ...
It's an old saying, but it's true. If two friends have not talked for five years, it's neither of their faults, or both of the...
Friendship is a two-way street
Heath Ledger vs. Mo'Nique
I saw the movie "Precious" this weekend. I thought it was a good film. The term I've been using to describe it is "intens...
Left 4 Dead 2 comes out today, but lucky as I am I had it yesterday and played well into the night. First, let me say I give the second vers...
Left 4 Dead 2 - Someone who looks like me!
My problem with ABC's "V"
I was really excited for the premiere/pilot of "V" last week on ABC. I'm into sci-fi, and with the recent success of "Fla...
The cosmetic company, Pond's, has the below commercial out in India. I watched the commercial three times to make sure I was getting the...
White Beauty
Obama, the face of our nation.
Why is it that people see other country's like of our president as something negative? Whenever non-American support of our president is...
I was really excited for yesterday, my first time setting up shop to give out candy to trick or treaters. The hubby and I went to BJs and go...
Halloween Fail
No babies, anytime soon
As life continues post-wedding/honeymoon, the most asked question I get, second to "How was the honeymoon?," is some variation of ...
People always say, don't worry about money, you can't use it when you die. While that may be true, a lack of money sure makes it har...
Financial Stability vs. Happiness
Why doesn't God fix it?
In times of poverty, famine, natural disasters, crime, violent occurrences, etc. nonbelievers will ask " If there is a God, why doesn&#...
I've only been married for one week and one day, but this is something that can easily be observed by anyone, newly married, single, or ...
Why marriages fail
The Honeymoon Files
What will be missing below are photos of the two coolest things we did during the honeymoon - Scuba Diving and Segwaying around the Bahamas....
Homeless Veterans Those words together absolutely disgust me. How dare a government or country allow for men and women who protected and fo...
Homeless Veterans
Growing up...never happens
Growing up is hard to do never happens. When you are younger you always think there will be some point in your life where you miraculously...
A little while back Mo'Nique announced that she was planning on working to lose weight. A lot of her fans were outraged, claiming that s...
Kicking you out of the "Big Girls Club"
Let Stand
On a lot of microwaveable meals the instructions tell you how long to heat up the meal, and then they say "let stand for 1-2 minutes.&q...
On the occasions when I go to McDonalds I usually get a Mighty Kids Meal, which is similar to the Happy Meal, only with a little more food. ...
The High-tech Happy Meal
Hair Misorientation
About a year and a half ago I decided that I would no longer chemically straighten my hair. I was spending lots of money, and going through ...
Internships are a tricky thing for both organizations and interns. I have devised a guide, an internship bible if you will, to clarify the b...
The 6 Commandments of Internships
Clean your carpet
You know how when you get a nice new carpet, its so clean and fresh and soft on your feet? After a while, after many steps are taken on the ...
I don't understand why relationships get a bad rap! I can't be in a relationship, I love my family, and I don't want to lose th...
Relationship Myths Busted
Raw Fruit Theater Troupe's "A Taste of Sisterhood: Learning to Swim"
"A Taste of Sisterhood: Learning to Swim" in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Come out and see Raw Fruit Theater Troupe's Fr...
There will never be true health care reform because hospitals are all in Washington's pockets. Whats good for the people, isn't good...
The Reality of Healthcare
Get off book
In acting there is a phrase called "getting off book," which means no longer using the script, and performing the lines through me...
I've been pretty busy lately, working, wedding planning, and preparing for my show that opens next weekend. So any chance I get to rela...
Escalator Trolls
Coffee is my drug
I consider coffee a drug. It alters a natural state of being, therefore, it is a drug. Just as all drugs, everyone has their own "presc...
I use to always say "I will not be a big purse woman!" I'd see all these older women (well older than me) toting their large p...
Why Women Carry Large Purses
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