Project: Patranila

First One Hundred – Checkpoint: Alpha

It’s been 12 days since the start of my First One Hundred Days Life Challenge and I’m happy to report that I’ve been having a grand old time so far. I’ve made some progress at My Oasis in Harlem, namely getting rid of three boxes of books, weeding out old clothes and lingerie (mostly gifts from former lovers) and making major strides with my Fire Escape Garden Project.…
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Project: Patranila

It’s New Year’s Eve — Again

Happy New Year!! To me that is. Tomorrow is MY BIRTHDAY and I feel incredibly fortunate to have a birthday that’s smack dab in the middle of the year. I get to start over twice a year. Yippee!!

A couple of weeks ago, I read on Life in a Venti Cup about Franki’s week-long recharge plan and was really excited to join her to see how much my life could change in a week if I made a few minor tweaks.…
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Flashback Friday – Teena Marie

All hail the return of Flashback Friday! FF has been on hiatus since YouTube kept crashing my Firefox app but now I’m on Google Chrome and all has been restored.
This week’s selection is the incomparable Teena Marie singing a live version of If I Were A Bell and if her soaring soprano solo was not enough, Lady T doubles up and sings pieces of her second lead at the end of the tune.
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Can A Plastic Surgeon Create Superior Skincare?

Can A Plastic Surgeon Create Superior Skincare?

Confession time. I’m a Bravoholic. I’m completely addicted to the Real Housewives franchise and watch most of them religiously. That is, of course, where I was introduced to Dr. Paul Nassif, ex-husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills former cast member Adrienne Maloof. Dr. Nassif now costars on Botched (E! Network) with another Housewives husband, Dr. Terry Dubrow, and this dynamic duo of plastic surgery fixes cosmetic surgeries gone wrong.… Read More