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Lived life like momma, she bent but never broke.


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JANUARY 11, 2009 12:17PM


Almost as good as the Florida Lottery!  I have been really, really busy.  You see after 12 weeks of unemployment and waiting equally as long for the first check to arrive, I thought I should intensify my search for work.  Instead of sending 10 resumes per day to any company within 25 miles that had an opening f… Read full post »

ep_ Sorry retailers, I will not be joining the expected ranks of holiday shoppers today.   I do feel badly that this will likely be the worst year  that you have had in a decade, but  as it turns out, it also mine.  

For the first time in over a decade.&nb… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 12, 2008 1:30PM

How do I tell my Jemima that Obama won?

Letting Go of the Past

I have long collected African American memorabilia.  Mostly, from the early 19th and 20th century.  I have always been particularly fond of the replicas made famous by the late 1800 pancake ad that featured the first Aunt Jemima.   She , in particular,  appealed to me be… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
NOVEMBER 10, 2008 10:13AM

Goodbye, Mother Africa...Pata Pata

Miriam Makeba  

 It was in 1977 that I first saw Miriam Makeba perform.  I was in Lagos, Nigeria at the 2nd World Festival of African Arts and Culture (FESTAC)where she, in a command performance for the twenty-plus African heads-of- state attending from across the continent,  held… Read full post »