• TRAVEL TIPS

    Whether you’re traveling locally or abroad, it’s always helpful to do what you can to give friends and family a little piece of mind. Take a look at this helpful Emergency Contact Sheet which provides everything from basic destination information to the people traveling in your party, and there’s also a section I added to provide contact details for the local U.S. embassy if you’re traveling abroad. Sometimes it seems as if there’s so much going on in our world it may be best to just stay at home, but I say we still need to live our lives and travel! This handy information sheet can be found by clicking…

  • Psst, Can I Borrow Your Notes?

    I don’t care if you’re team Trump or not. If you don’t think you heard Melania’s speech correctly to believe there were a few words borrowed from Michele Obama, take a look at this visual display to see if your eyes may also be in need of an examination: Without a doubt, this has been one of the most entertaining presidential elections EVER! Charisma ~

  • Raheem DeVaughn – The Need for More Neo-Soul

    During my drive in this morning, there were two different songs that got me to thinking about how the mainstream prefers derogatory vs positive and uplifting.  Beyonce’s “Sorry” has come on the radio a few times, but I never really listened to the lyrics until now and asked myself WHY was song so ridiculously popular among women chanting: Sorry, I ain’t sorry Sorry, I ain’t sorry I ain’t sorry, ni**a, nah I ain’t thinking ’bout you My reaction included everything from “Wait, what?” to “She sounds ratchet” and “This is what the masses love to hear, huh?” I can only stomach local radio stations for about half a second anyway,…