“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
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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
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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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Trimming the Fat
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Trimming the Fat

Today I’m starting a new eating program. I’m not calling it a diet because diet is a four-letter word and I’ve never in my life been able to stick to one. So, why on Tuesday? Why not Tuesday? It’s just as good a day as any other and special things rarely happen on Tuesday so I thought I’d give Tuesday a new ranking in the weekly order.…
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