Ahh Thanksgiving. A time for family, good will and of course, thankfulness. With so much turmoil and unrest in our world, I believe it’s more important than ever to stay mindful of and be thankful for all the good things in our lives. I belong to a group of women (affectionately known as Power Girls) who write and send Gratitude Lists each day.…
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Nine Fun Facts About Me

  1. I triple heart New York.
  2. I always wanted to be a race car driver.
  3. I don’t really believe I’m going to die. Ever. I’ve been building a strong case for being carried up to the heavens on a cloud like Elijah.
  4. I have four brothers and three sisters yet I feel like an only child a lot of the time.
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What to do, what to do?

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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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