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
- 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
- Love Saved Me from Getting
Punched in the Face this
April 04, 2013 10:20PM
- Rooting into your
Resolutions...How you doing?
January 25, 2013 09:20PM
- My Christian Parents brought
me up without Christmas...
December 16, 2012 08:12PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Thanks Clay Ball ! It's
been a real challenge writing
August 17, 2012 07:52PM
- “You both are so wise;).
Thanks for reading and sharing
June 24, 2012 05:15PM
- “I did not realize it was
on cover, been working, in
cooking for 150
May 26, 2012 04:38PM
- “When you are the race
that is considered "different"
May 25, 2012 11:07AM
- “Great post! We all know
the history of Marriage
and women. All
May 25, 2012 09:31AM
Jeanine T. Abraham's Links
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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
Dancing, dancing, dancing. Her feet moved and se danced the steps she had danced a millilon times before but her body could not keep up with her mind. SHIT!!!
The guys from Sierra Leone seemed to have boundless energy drumming spinning, picking folks out from the c… Read full post »
The weatherman called for cold, freezing rain. The weather was grey but warm. There was a slip of sunshine at 2:15....
I smiled. Read full post »
Sitting alone in my room staring out the window... seeing the skeletal frame of the tree outside my window. The air is chilled and the world seems grey. My phone beeps... there's a text message one of my girlfriends sent out a message of love to the… Read full post »