Black History Month: Florence Ballard

I spent most of my childhood reading my mother’s books. One of my favorite books was Dreamgirl: My Life As A Supreme. I enjoyed reading about the rise of the most successful Motown hitmakers of all time. The glamour, the glitz, the dramatics and the dance routines. Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. The Supremes! Childhood friends…

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Black History Month: Dorothy and Marilyn

I always stare at the life size picture of Marilyn Monroe on my wall. As a little girl, I thought Marilyn Monroe was a dream.   My mother enjoyed watching black and white movies and sometimes she would watch movies starring Marilyn Monroe. She was gorgeous. She was sassy. She was sexy. A BOMBSHELL. When I…

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What’s The Tea: Lady Camelia

Guess what I did last weekend? I braved the bitter cold and enjoyed tea with my younger sister at one of my favorite tea rooms. Lady Camelia I love to introduce all of my family and friends to this place because they know I enjoy tea rooms and tea houses. Many of my family and friends…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers

Originally posted on The Art of Blogging:
Do you want to be a successful blogger? Do ideas for posts randomly pop into your head whenever, wherever? Do you think about ways to improve your blog? How to write more? Better? Faster? Do you study what the most successful bloggers have done to get to where…

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