Archive for June 2010

If Kanye West was to ghostwrite a rhyme inspired by my life, I think this is what he would say...

  I briefly preface this piece by saying I LOVE Kanye. And I secretly think I’m a rapper. And a comedian. That is all. Maaaan, Maaaaan, I can’t afford to get sickI’m writin for my life cuz I ain’t got healthcareCan’t afford to drive, YO, I’m lookin for some bus farePromoters steady askin is I’m... Read more »

I'm Gonna Start Baking Again!

  I’m getting tired of being known as the girl who loves to eat all the time. Yes, I love food and I love to eat, but it’s becoming a little disheartening. There was a time when I really enjoyed cooking. I used to bake when I was younger. I never formally learned how to... Read more »

On Toe Jam and Self Esteem

    Purple T-strap sandals from Payless. I can’t believe I have my feet out today. Polish going back like a receding hairline in need of a relaxer after playing in the sprinklers on a hot day. And it’s chipped. And I forget to put lotion on my feet before I left my mama’s house.... Read more »
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Love at First Sight? "Speed-Dating--The Movie" Opens This Weekend in Chicago

So, a crazy thing happened to me this week. I went to the advance screening of Speed-Dating at ICE Theaters Chatham 14 Tuesday night and decided on a whim to participate in the speed dating game. I’ve never played before, but I figured hey, it’s free and I’m here–why not? So, we play and I end of... Read more »