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Archive : October 2011

October 31, 2011 Baba Loves the Kids

I gave my sister a little break this weekend and had my nephews, Tony & Asar over for a fun overnight.  Between them and Amelia, the house was loud! Running up & down the stairs, jumping on the bed, music, singing, screaming etc. Even with it being like a mini zoo, it

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October 30, 2011

From the Urban Dictionary: Bitch Goggles - Designer sunglasses of the feminine sort that scream wealth, glamour, and sophistication. The trend (as with most things trendy) seems to be the bigger, the better. In addition to blocking out rays from suns in distant galaxies, serving

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October 28, 2011

I remember way back when Mohawks were something that punk-like white guys wore in the 80s. Maybe there was the occasional Black guy who “acted white” would have one but that was about it. Funny how fashion recycles; even the stuff that people hated. Nowadays. I have to say

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October 24, 2011

"I am reciting the rain caught in my spleen These lips can not swim Only my breast wild as black waves I met the collector of rain once who went to sleep in my sleeve Is his alibi still under my arm? I keep coughing up butterflies My entrails trail albinos' tunes His voi

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October 21, 2011

"She said: “I can’t go to Paris with you. We’ve only just met. And I’ve got problems sticking to one man or something like that. Then there’s my past to think about. Or did you forgot?” There was this question in her eyes. He said: “I’m in no hurry, I’ve got

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October 19, 2011

Some of the men that you see in and around Lincoln Center during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week  used to make me do a double take. Was that a man? Was that a woman? Was that a??? Some times, there is just no answer. Now, it is what it is. Gender bending on a larger than life scal

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October 18, 2011

When I saw her, the 1st thing I thought of was a fairy. The dress, the hair, the eyes. The Chanel bag made her a very fashionable fairy. A simple but fun photo. What you don’t see here is the gang of photographers behind me calling out to get her attention for a photo. So ha

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October 17, 2011

Me & my camera in a lonely New York hotel room. You can see that I was really concentrating by all of the veins popping out on my forehead. I know it may be sill but I love talking photos of myself. Don't judge me...

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October 15, 2011 Shooting Helen V. Simpson

My good friend Jasim DeForrest of Word Play Tee’s recently contacted me about a project that she is working on for her mother, Helen. The project being Helen’s huge upcoming retirement party. After 41 years with the Social Security Administration, Helen is calling it quits.

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October 15, 2011

The morning fog the other day was so thick that you could hardly see the car in front of you. And while dangerously thick, it was nothing short of beautiful. The trees showing their glory through barley cover branches, bright fallen leaves in a misty gray foreground made for vi

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