Year: 2010

If The Shoe Fits!

Nobody loves a pretty shoe more than me. If I were ten years younger or 40 pounds lighter, I’d own a pair of three and a half inch Christian Louboutins in a heartbeat. This week I ran across a boot and a trio of high heels that appear appealingly comfortable. I’ve supplied their information and prices for your perusal. Let me know what you think about these. I’d be glad to run a photo of you in your favorite shoe. Please email your photo to

Firescape Art in Any Room

African American women and other women of color, retiring in large numbers, are spending a lot of time planning new home improvement projects. These new fireplace designs offer baby boomers unprecedented options to locate a fireplace where one could not go before. They add warmth and beauty of “firescape art” to almost any room.

Who’s Wild?

Baby Boomers are a tough, sarcastic, Saturday Night Live bunch. Yet, we’re sweet, sensitive, and hopeful as influenced by the Flower Child side of our era. And through it all, we held fast to the dream that we could be anything we wanted to be and look at us now. Yes, the former President smoked pot, but he still became the president. Two women have been Secretary of State, three women sit on the Supreme Court, a black man is President, and a Black Panther has been an Illinois Congressman for a decade.
en sit on the Supreme Court, a black man is President, and a Black Panther has been an Illinois Congressman for a decade.

OSM “Don’t Ask My Neighbors”

The Hutchinson Sunbeams was one such group. These four young girls, accompanied by their father, Joseph Hutchinson, on guitar, were talented gospel singers who delighted our audiences and inspired other youngsters to follow our passions. In 1968 The Hutchinson Sunbeams changed their names to The Emotions and released their first secular album, entitled “So I Can Love You”.


Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker and Helen Mirren play Frank, Joe, Marvin, and Victoria, retired CIA agents who have to get back in the game.

Every Knee Shall Bow and Every Tongue Confess

No fool to public sentiment, Bishop Eddie Long recognized that the molestation topic was no doubt the discussion of the week and the platform of every beauty shop and barber shop across the nation. He vowed to vigorously fight all of the attacks on him.

Old School Music of the Day

Hugh Masekela, South African trumpeter, first recorded “Grazing in the Grass” as an instrumental in 1968. The song sold 4 million copies and was one of the few jazz numbers to reach number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100’s Chart. Later, Harry Elston, lead singer of the popular singing group, Friends of Distinction, penned the lyrics