Like millions of other Americans, I had been (im)patiently waiting for the release of the super hyped, super fast BlackBerry Bold. I did my research, collected pictures (see sidebar) and sussed out service plans and rates. I endured delayed release dates and the knowledge that BB users in other countries (like Canada!!) already had the device. I was all set to go and I was even prepared to switch to AT&T whose service is sketchy at best and with whom I have a long-standing grudge; the details of which I won’t bore you with right now but I will say that it involved a memo, a monkey and Whitney Houston.…
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It’s a new dawn, it’s a …


“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.”
– President-elect Barack Obama

 

It’s been six days since Barack Obama won the Presidency and it’s taken me this long to get my head on straight.…
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Obama Ashe

I received the following email from my dear friend Abiola last night and in an effort to continue doing my part to ensure that our nation makes the decision that will put us back on the road to greatness as a people, I am sharing it with you. It’s been a very long fight and these last hours are the most important.…
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It’s a conspiracy

I’m convinced. The world is conspiring to ruin my new eating program and it’s only been 36 hours.
I was doing just fine yesterday while at home: eating salad, eating almonds, drinking water. Then, I had to go to work. No big deal right? I’ve started a new job in a restaurant in midtown and although restaurants can be dangerous places for people on a restricted eating plan, I had it all figured out.…
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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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