The Mélange of life
- Brooklyn, New York, USA
- March 20
- I began this blog to document my path as a new chef building my business. It's turned into me re-connecting with my true life's purpose as a storyteller and actor. I started out as an actor, left to start a speed dating company, a catering events company, leading conscious dance forms, being a health coach... only to return to being an actor. These are my stories...
MY RECENT POSTS
- One moment of anger can change
February 13, 2014 01:05PM
- A Single Woman's Christmas in
December 25, 2013 10:14AM
- Christmas is pagan...and
December 24, 2013 04:55PM
- Conversations with my Mother
on The Butler
August 24, 2013 01:54PM
- Love Saved Me from Getting
Punched in the Face this
April 04, 2013 10:20PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I am not an authority on
all black people. In my blog
February 14, 2014 06:28PM
- “Thanks for reading
has become subtle yet not so
February 14, 2014 02:10PM
- “Thanks for reading Gary.
If you look in the pool...
a white man in
February 13, 2014 02:35PM
- “Thanks guys I'm working
on writing scenes for two
it feels good to
December 25, 2013 05:05PM
- “Thanks Clay Ball ! It's
been a real challenge writing
August 17, 2012 07:52PM
Jeanine T. Abraham's Links
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I dove into a pool today. Head first. Now for some... that's not a big deal. But for me... it is. I'm here in Costa Rica to lead the JourneyDance portion of the Urban Goddess retreat.
My dear friend Amanda created Urban Goddess retreats as a place… Read full post »
I'm in Costa Rica. I've never been here before....yet I have.
Pink houses with tin shingled roofs, smiling big shiny eyed children drinking Fanta in their school uniforms, and the welcome assistance of the locals.
Costa Rica in some ways reminds me of St Thomas in the US Vi… Read full post »
Integratitve Institute for Nutrition is a holistic nutrition school here in NYC founded by Joshua Rosenthal. I just completed my first weekend of classes. My being there is a miracle...and it was meant to happen.
Joshua coined Bioindividuality... the idea that different ways of eating app… Read full post »
Okay... Many days have passed since the Playboy interview came out. What is the media reporting about this whole affair?
The fact that JM used the N-word and that he referred to Jessica Simpson as crack.
Nothing about his degrading remarks about African American women.
When Kanye West dem… Read full post »
I've been working quite a bit so I haven't been looking online. I was watching TMZ and saw a comment about John Mayer on one of the "reports".
It was a heavy set black woman, she was well known enough to be followed by paparazzi but I did not know… Read full post »
Garbage. We all make it, we don't really have to deal with it. Enter Waste Management... one of the largest garbage companies in the USA. This company is the first featured on CBS's new show... Undercover Boss.
Simple idea... put the CEO's of large companies t… Read full post »
racist - a person with a prejudiced belief that one race is superior to others*
I keep seeing this term tossed around. When I see the simple definition it makes sense.
But how does one person know what another person bel… Read full post »
At girl's night a few weeks ago, we were talking about "words". Specifically.. words and phrases that we were sick and tired of hearing. The top word we don't are sick of is "Manifest". The top phrase is "Love and Light". (my own personal one is using "Super"… Read full post »
February is my least favorite month of the year. The weather is cold, the bills from the Holidays are starting to pile up and then there's Valentine's Day.
For some it's a beautiful way to express love for your beloved. Flowers, candy, hotel rooms, lingere, cards oh love.
But… Read full post »
The is me. This past fall.. I thought I was crazy. Loosing my mind out of my gourd crazy. I was jobless, manless, depressed and feeling totally sorry for myself. I was feeling the grip of the hands of time around my neck slowly getting tighter and tighter. … Read full post »
It’s funny how we as human beings don’t really care until something effects us personally. I was watching the Today Show and saw the parents of missing students from Lynn University who were staying at the Hotel Montana in Haiti while on a volunteer mis… Read full post »
I was 6 years old when the mini-series Roots came on ABC in January of 1977. But I already knew about slavery. But to see it... in color made a huge impact on my DNA. When I was very young I discovered Harriet Tubman...that made an even bigger impact on… Read full post »
So the leading Senator Harry Reid stated the Obvious(NY TIMES) " suggesting that Barack Obama could become the first African-American president because he was “light-skinned” and because he did not speak with a “Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”
Now the repub… Read full post »
I believe....“Valley Girl Speak” must
I am sitting at my new favorite vegetarian cafe in the West Village...(‘snice) The sun is out it’s a beautiful day. I’ve got my Thai “chicken” wrap with a fresh garden salad I a… Read full post »
One of my favorite raw recipes :)
Chef Jeanine T. Abraham
Melange Internationale... Can you Melange?
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I always liked the Theater. Theater is impermanent...yet permanent. Great plays are immortal on the page. Yet each singular performance is unique and impossible to recreate. Theater is live and alive!!!
I have always loved Films. Film is permanent a time capsule. I know… Read full post »
It's that time of year again. The Playoffs. I love watching the Playoffs. I am not your regular Football fan... I don't read the sports section. I couldn't tell you which down is which or explain the rules in detail... but I still love the game.
My family… Read full post »
I had an Interview for a Chef Job today. It's cooking at a residence that is like a rehab center... a place where folks who have had problems with drugs, or mental challenges go to heal, live and integrate themselves back into the world after being homless. It's… Read full post »
I used to work in one of the biggest Yoga Centers in NYC. I worked in the Kitchen. I have to tell you... it was one of the hardest jobs I have ever had in my life.
Now you would think working in a Yoga center would be… Read full post »
I've got that feeling. I went and met with them... I did well so exciting. I sparkeled I told my truth. God I hope I get it. I hope I get the job. Do I tell everyone what I'm up for? No.... I'm keeping this one to myself. … Read full post »
I wrote this for my Newsletter in December... I read it again and thought it would be good to post it here..
Someone I barely know asked me what I was working on at Thanksgiving. We had first met several years ago when I was acting full time. I… Read full post »
I was watching 60Minutes last night. There was a story about a town in Deleware that is going down. The main industry closed last year... 60 Minutes did a story about the plant closing a year ago and followed up this year.
Last Christmas everyone was using part… Read full post »
My friends and I love to dance. We love to dress up in costumes... and dance. Thru the dance we heal.
We are from all countries, we are of all colors, all professions. Thru the good times and bad we dance.
We dance in costume. We dance out… Read full post »
My coat is Red. Bright Red. Fire Engine Red. Cherry Bomb Red. I have a Red Dress coat and a Red Down Coat.
I've noticed something here in NYC.... brown people seem to be invisible.. well that is unless you are shopping for clothes then it's like… Read full post »
There’s an upright Piano sitting in the living room that no one ever lives in at my Mother’s house. That Piano is more than a Piano. It is a silent member of the family. Now I’m sure my Mom will remember this story differently.... but that’s the magic o