To build off of my last post, featuring a friend and fellow blogger that completed a 30-day vegan cleanse, I wanted to talk more about the vegan part of the equation.I thought it was super timely that Oprah hosted a show focused on veganism and offered a week-long vegan challenge to her staff. One of her guests was Kathy Freston, known as The Veganist....more
"Show me your friends and I'll tell you who you are." That's one of those sayings we hear repeated and consider wise. You could probably come up with any number of similar quotes that suggest we can discern the nature and character of a person by what they say, do, wear, and even who they marry. Common sense right?
But what if the person judging who you are is not looking at you in the real world but the virtual world?
Dear Oprah, At 4 p.m. Monday, having studiously avoided all on-line references to the "big reveal" that you had scheduled, I flipped on the T.V. in my kitchen. My eyes pricked with tears listening to you weave the tale of Patricia. As you narrated her story, I knew before you ever said it. I knew Patricia was your sister. Allow me to congratulate you on the new addition to your family! ...more
Why do we shop where we do, in certain stores no matter what? And why do we go out of our way to avoid shopping in other places, despite convenience? The other day, the Accidental Locavore was in Quattro's the butcher up in the country (they also do the Union Square Greenmarket on Saturdays)....more
Last week I joined an online community that is an offshoot of a website dedicated to a radio show. This show and its host and co-host are well known and well liked in the black community. I often tune in on the drive home from work and I’m always impressed with the host’s efforts to encourage his audience towards effective networking and entrepreneurial success. Because I’d been hearing him talk about his online communities for years, I decided to check one out....more
Every day I want you to give yourself 1 compliment, so that by the end of the 21 days you should have 21 compliments. They can be visual or internal, just make sure that you’re writing them down. I want to see and hear about them, so please write them in the comments box below.
It's been almost a week since the launch of the Oprah Winfrey Network. The debut was so impressive that I tuned in every night this week to see what was on the menu. I have not been disappointed....more
So Oprah launched her 24/7 Cable Network OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) on New Years Day. I tuned in and watched several episodes. This is what I have seen so far....
Enought Already with Peter Walsh - the organization expert declutters the lives of families everywhere....more
I am one of those moms who can speak up for her kids when something goes wrong, but for myself--silence. Even worse, I have been known to say thank you for really bad service.Last week I went to the salon for partial highlights. Somehow the partial highlights turned into full. The "a few brown highlights here and there" idea ended up making my naturally blond hair turn an ashy brown with a few blond highlights....more
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