Archive | November, 2015

Soulful Strut ~~ Pitkin Avenue

29 Nov

Brooklyn, New York ~~ Today’s Soulful Strut took me from Rockaway Avenue where I made a right turn onto Pitkin Avenue. I walked along Pitkin Avenue all the way to Howard Avenue. The photos of the little guy in the flower pot and the cookie message were taken 11/28/2015 along Ralph Avenue.

Roaming Urban Gypsy

#Brooklyn   Brooklyn, New York ~~ Today’s Soulful Strut took me from Rockaway Avenue where I made a right turn onto Pitkin Avenue. I walked along Pitkin Avenue all the way to Howard Avenue.  The photos of the little guy in the flower pot and the cookie message were taken 11/28/2015 along Ralph Avenue.

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Accountability for a Soulless Classroom

29 Nov

Points to Ponder. Food for Thought. Are we just raising automatons/robots fit only for the 9-5 grind? When will individuality be valued?

Mind to Unbind

The arts require intellect, yet it’s absent on your tests

A graphite stroke, confirmed a joke, by the dollars you invest

Multiple choice mutes the voice and restricts a seeking mind

When theatre has no place in schools, outcomes will decline

A dream plays second fiddle to the “rounding” of a child

Kid’s worth, is in a value, yet dreams don’t make their file

A boy is deemed as gifted, assumptions from a score

Yet, care is void for content prescribed in Common Core

His train of thought is never taught, so why would he engage

He yearns for ovations while standing center stage

Since birth the boy was dancing, while being bottle-fed

His tippy toes, were tapping shows before, he’d found his tread

Music brought a smile, when screams were all he knew

Daddy finds his mother’s face, and paints it black and blue

Headphones in, he danced from grim, fleeing homely hell

A grieving face is what’s embraced, without savior from…

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My Love Letter to You

28 Nov

The Love You have for yourself is what will keep you going when nobody else is around. Look inside yourself and validate yourself on your own terms.


Happy Thanksgiving!!

26 Nov

Happy Thanksgiving!! Turkey Bird Time!!

The Trashmen – Surfin Bird – Bird is the Word 1963 (RE-MASTERED) (ALT End Video) (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Espiritu en Fuego/A Fiery Spirit

Happy Thanksgiving to all my subscribers and followers in the United States. Enjoy time with your family and friends as well as the delicious turkey bird, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and of course Football!!

Stephen and I plan to get Turkeyfied at our cousin Dee’s house in New Jersey!!

Gobble!  Gobble!

Turkey BeforeRoast Turkey and Fixings

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Chew On This has a Facebook page!

8 Nov

Be Blessed! Not stressed.

Chew on this!

Hello! 😀 I’m excited to announce that I have created an official Facebook page for the blog! This has been a work in progress for a while, but then I lost my motivation to continue it. I figured I shouldn’t wait any longer and get this blog really rolling! So I invite you to like and share it! So far I’ve began to just share inspirational things that I see on Facebook on the page. I will continue to blog here, but I also encourage you to check out the page because you never know what I might find & share that may be right on time in your life! If you have any comments, suggestions, prayer request, or just want to say hello, don’t be a stranger! 🙂 I’m really starting to enjoy this blog and the support of every follower!

I really look forward to interacting with…

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Self-Hate: Criticising God’s Work

8 Nov

Loving Yourself is a good thing for you are God’s Masterpiece!!

Elena & Gal

This post was inspired by a recent conversation with a friend. We both went through something, that got us thinking about the practice of self-hate and self-criticism, and how disrespectful it is to God. So, let me begin.


Although, I used to really struggle with self esteem and body image issues, I grew out of that and became more confident with age. I learned to appreciate the imperfections and recognise the beautiful parts of myself. It might sound like a paradox to some, but I do not think that loving yourself is selfish. When you love yourself, including your body and your personality, you love God’s design and you respect His decision to make you a certain way. However, from time to time, I still find myself practising severe self-criticism. It’s like I can hear the enemy’s whisper in my ear things like: ‘You are not worthy of love!’, ‘Why would…

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It’s Meet and Greet Weekend @ Dream Big!!

8 Nov

Greetings Everybody!! Come on over and join the Fun!! Enjoy!!

Dream Big, Dream Often

imagesIt’s Meet and Greet Weekend at Dream Big!!

Ok so here are the rules:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post.  It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!  So don’t be selfish, hit the reblog button.
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags (i.e. reblogging, reblog, meet n greet, link party, etc.), it helps, trust me on this one.
  4. Share this post on social media.  Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new bloggers to follow.  This helps also, trust me.

Now that all the rules have been clearly explained get out there and meet n greet your butts off!

See ya Monday!


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