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Month: July 2010

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A Hot Hispanic Mess

OMG. I saw this Hispanic couple sucking face so hard in the CHILDREN'S SECTION of Old Navy I thought the dude was going to impregnate her through her esophagus! That was my status on Facebook yesterday. Some of my friends "Liked" it. Some had humorous…
Musings

So Much Ghana Love

God, I love being a Ghanaian, don't you? Although my hybrid blood prevents me from claiming to be a 100%, unadulterated Ghanaian, I am compelled to "foreskin" on that part of my heritage and claim it exclusively as my own. Every culture has something to…
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When Friendships Expire

(Put away your harps and violins, lads; it's not that kind of post today) Make new friends x2 But keep the old One is silver and other gold That was the refrain from this ghastly melody we were forced to sing as "obligatory" Girl Guides.…
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Retta is Rockin' My Rold (World)

(Because Asians can't pronounce "world" properly) My new bloggie buddy is a gal that goes by the moniker RRR/RunRettaRun. You may have heard me rave about her blog on WP, where she shares get in shape and healthy recipe tips. Retta and I have forged…
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Of Baby Naming and Tribalism

When I was about 14, my sister and I got this poster that we hung on our bedroom closet that listed the 'Great Queens of Africa'. It featured your usual suspects: Nzinga, Nefertiti, Queen Nandi and Yaa Asantewaa. With their faces staring back in the…
Motherhood

Grandma – The Ninja Assassin

If you've ever lost your family, or had no family to begin with, perhaps the best thing that could ever happen to you is to have someone adopt you. That, or hijack someone else's clan and claim them for your own. Over the last few…
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I'm Sorry

It's been almost a week since I could bring myself to write anything. I have been sick with heart ache since Ghana "lost" to Uruguay last week in the World Cup. Inspiration, joy and the desire to write a single sentence left me momentarily. But…
Madness

Football Breeds Forgiveness

Anyone who has spent any amount of time in the hospital has witnessed the varying levels of compassion and incompetence inherent in all hospital staff. Because I have several good friends who work in the nursing and medical fields, I make it a point to…
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Sir? May I Lend You My Balls?

About 2 weeks ago, Chris Brown was scheduled to have a concert in the UK and was denied a visa entry into the country. He immediately got on Twitter and lamented over his professional woes by saying no one would give him a second chance,…