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Fat Tuesday Allows Rebirth

UNITED STATES—Fat Tuesday or what many people call Mardi Gras transpired on Tuesday, March 5. For many it’s about celebrating, especially in the Big Easy in New Orleans. When I think of Fat Tuesday, I think about gluttony and the notion of eating all the bad things before going through a cleanse of the body. This is also known...

Important Tips For Betting On The NFL

UNITED STATES—When it comes to betting, it’s not easy in the National Football League (NFL). There are plenty of great moments to be offered in the NFL rather its watching a typical football game, playoffs or Super Bowl. When it comes to betting, the goal is to pick that team that you know will be victorious. There are a...

Things To Consider When Betting On The NBA

UNITED STATES—When it comes to betting, it’s not easy in the National Basketball Association (NBA). There are plenty of great moments to be offered in the NBA rather it’s watching a typical basketball game, playoffs or the title game in the league. When it comes to betting, the goal is to pick that team that you know will be...

Healthy Lifestyle Reboot

UNITED STATES—The New Year seems like ions ago, but it only has been 2 months to be exact. Like you, my resolutions that started off the New Year are done and over. I went pretty strong for about a month and then everything started to fall apart. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to stay committed; it’s the fact that...

You Save When You Cook

UNITED STATES—In the past two years I have discovered something about my spending habits that I never paid much attention to: food is costly. That especially holds true if you’re one who indulges in eating out. I will not say I eat out every day of the week because I don’t and I know it would NOT be healthy...

The Gucci Debacle

UNITED STATES—I wanted to marinate a bit on this issue before bringing it to the public forum because it’s much bigger than a designer name. I’m referring to the issue involving Gucci, and that sweater which many considered to be racist as it resembled blackface. Yes, I’ve seen the sweater and how it slipped the cracks, I have no...

What’s In It For A Birthday?

UNITED STATES—I just had a birthday and I turned a milestone to say the least.  It seems the more that you age; the more things come into perspective for you. The little things in life that you used to complain and whine about no longer have relevance. At the same time you start to reflect on the past; things...

Money Management Matters

UNITED STATES—You have it one minute, it’s gone the next second. I’m talking about money. Americans want it, some of us have it, some of us have a lot of it and some of us don’t have much of it at all. It is indeed a conundrum to say the least. I used to toss around the word budget...

The Problem With Award Shows

UNITED STATES—Awards season is slowly coming to an end, and I must say I’m happy. It can be exhausting for those of us who cover these ceremonies. You have to be dedicated anywhere from 2-4 hours (looking at you Grammys) to watch a show, that for the first 30 minutes is fun, but the remainder of the ceremony is...

Oscar Outrage

UNITED STATES—Hearing that the Academy Awards would not have a host for the 2019 ceremony did not stun me to say the least. However, after news broke this week about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences broadcasting awards for 4 categories: film editing, cinematography, makeup and hairstyling and live-action short via commercials are was speechless. The notion...
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