I think I know the difference between a crocodile and an alligator because of Lacoste. In elementary school, I wore a uniform but when I got to high school, I was really into the “preppy look”. Wearing a Lacoste polo shirt was a status symbol. Later as an adult, I once splurged and bought a [...]
My birthday was last week. I am not going vegan for 21 days like some people. I am moving. I am stepping. I am not sitting still. I got a FitBit Zip and I am dedicated to walking at least 10,000 steps. I am so motivated that I wish I could walk and blog this [...]
In 1990, my mother and I went to see Nelson Mandela speak at Georgia Tech. It was a momentous occasion. Would it been great if Martin Luther King, Medgar Evers and Malcolm X could live long enough to be with his grandchildren?
Nine and a half years ago, I had a idea–run an all-female stand-up comedy show. I named the show, Chicks and Giggles. The first show was in May 2004. The last show was in March 2008. During its run, Chicks and Giggles was featured in the New York Times, New Yorker and Bust magazine. On [...]
A couple of months ago, I was sent a copy of Slow Cooking For Two by Cynthia Graubart. This cookbook has some great recipes for using a slow cooker. My Dad loves the cookbook and he recently made Hamburger Soup. He added okra and peas for more green vegetable. I added grated cheese on top.
I plan to wrote more about this at some point, but wanted to share what I wrote so far. My Dad still loves music. He uses his iPod daily. My Dad always had a love for music. When I was in kindergarten, I remember that my Dad would take to me grandmother’s house in his [...]
Photo by Anya Garrett Erin and Her Cello, who is a friend and I have done some freelance PR for, has a Kickstarter to complete her next album. If you like twee jazzy pop, then you will love her music. Southern Fried Pinball Expo in Atlanta. It would happen next year if this get funded. [...]
Did you know that you find out your Twitter analytics directly from Twitter for free? Just go to http://ads.twitter.com. I looked up the analytics for my personal Twitter account, @niche. My Twitter followers by gender: 53% female 47% male My Twitter followers by city New York City Washington, DC Atlanta, GA Austin, TX Rochester, NY [...]
Cake pops are like the little sister to cupcakes. They are the Jan to cupcake’s Marcia; cake pop are a little high maintenance. Want to learn how to make them easily? Check out the tutorial that has some great tips by Cake Journal.
I miss being a member of coworking space, but it’s great how members of New Work City share resources and recommendations. Someone asked about time-tracking apps and a few people piped in with suggestions. It may be good to check each out before deciding what is best for you. Here are a few apps/cloud-based software [...]
How heavenly! The cupcake below reminds me of that The Eurythmics video, “There Must Be An Angel Playing With My Heart”. This cupcake is from Confectionately Yours in Perth, Australia. Don’t you just love Annie Lennox?!