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A MoveMe vs A Movie

In Communication, Griot, Movies, Self Improvement on September 30, 2016 at 9:40 am

FilmProjector_ReelTapeWhat’s the difference between a #MoveMe and a #Movie?
Everything.

Just because they are both excellent examples of #Reel does not make them the same.

Over the last 7-days I have patronized Harkins Theaters for two reasons: Queen of Katwe and Magnificent 7. One was a cool #Movie and one was a familial #MoveMe. I enjoyed them both. If you have not seen them but are planning to, you may want to stop reading here and resume once you’ve seen them.

I’m not going to delve in too deep, but let’s do mount the back of MAGNIFICENT 7 with Paullets  awesome lifetime beau, Denzel:

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☝🏾It’s a western
☝🏾it’s little longer than 1.5 hours
☝🏾it was dusty only by geography though wet in scripted situation.

Denzel plays the role of a US Marshal who would normally bounty hunt for justice recon but was contracted by a grieving widow to bring forth the man that who killed her husband in cold blood at the start of the film.

There are many shootings and killings along the way though the most compelling was when the Marshal found the murderer and began running off a list of personal grievances…

WHAT!?  The Marshal had a personal grievance with the “widow maker?” And like you wouldn’t you believe.

Have you seen it? It’s a Magnificent way to spend the better part of 2-hours.

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I’m a horse rider myself, I love to saddle and blaze the trail.
The journey that the Mag 7 blazed was dusty as hell

But the writing held us captive for a spell and time passed smooth.
I was into “the law” and his black stallion groove.

The widow reaped her due – the Marshal just opened the door.
MAGNIFICENT 7 was a reel dimensional score.

It was good to see Denzel in this piece. My God he is fine.
I’m Qui
Screening movies for thee and divvying the rewind.

The M7 #Movie is an awesome way to spend your time.

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QUEEN OF KATWE

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NEW COMER: Madina Nalwanga portrayed Phiona and Lupita portrayed her mother.

I mean what can I say? Life is a game that must be played
and if your going up against Phiona on chess – you’ll likely be slayed.

Remember the film FRESH from way back when?
Lil’ dude would skip school to give ‘old chess heads’ a spin?

Queen of Katwe connects  past reels and yields to mind
The strategy of game when all is on the line.

Disney picked a fine film to produce with this piece.
It offers tangible confidence in an otherwises dim release.

Uganda may not be flashy in the western worlds sight
But the mind of one young girl found F3 and took flight.

2007: She learned to play chess amidst social mockery and laughter.
Though by year 2012 she was celebrated as being a Chess Master.

Born in Ugandan slum, Phiona Mutesi was poor and her hygiene wreaked,
But the way she ‘spanked in chess’ made folks sit up and think.

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FRESH starred Samuel L. Jackson and Sean Nelson

This film is a champion of encouragement!
I saw a screening earlier this month and couldn’t wait to vent.

I absolutely DID cry in the theater.
This film wasn’t about any  glitz or glitter.

This film was about owning your destiny.
Lupita played Phiona’s mom. She reminded me of me.

Phiona’s mother is a fighter and she has shaped her child.
I saw myself in Phiona as well – I don’t mind the miles.

Phiona’s part was played by Madina Nalwanga – and WOW!
This young lady’s authentic talent is the cats meow!

Boom! pOW! I enjoyed her internal and external glow.
Queen of Katwe was an absolute refreshing show.

This is a #MoveMe, not just a movie.
The contents therein did groove me.

The life impact stays with you – long time.
I’m Qui
Keeping it reel with thee in the form of Griot chimes.

What have you got up this weekend? Doing anything extra groovy?
In the event your plans aren’t in cement –  grab a friend and catch a movie

And embrace the experience.
#Movie vs #MoveMe

You’re The ONE

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement on September 28, 2016 at 5:13 am

mickey-mirror-test.gifGood morning beloved. GOOD NEWS! Another good score:
You are The ONE that you’ve been waiting for!

Can you believe that? You’ve been waiting on change.
Though it wouldn’t be found in your outfit or the style of your mane.

It’s your ‘INSIDE game;’ that game that’s going on between your two ears.
Are you going with a flow, dismissin’ your intuition out of fear?

Here-here! I beg of thee to think again.
You have the capacity within yourself to WIN.

Don’t judge yourself by what your peers are doing.
Life is to be lived; top or bottom, we’re all screwing.

Life is a lot like sex, protect yourself from various players.
Some will bring new life but others will be dream slayers.

Pick and choose your battles and always have your back.
Don’t depend on others to make up your voids or lack.

Learn yourself and strengthen your position.
Command the universe to move your way – manifest your vision.

I’m all into it. I’m down for working hard and having fun
I’m Qui
not looking for anyone to deliver me. I am The ONE.

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We are The ONE that we’ve all been looking for – in individual sum.
Go for it. Whatever it is that you want. You can have it. You’re The ONE.

On THIS Monday Morning

In Communication, Griot, Self Improvement, Sports on September 26, 2016 at 9:07 am

On THIS Monday Morning, I am doing the most.
Yep, I lost a bet — I’m making bacon and toast.

It was a good Sunday night and the Dallas Cowboys won.
I was tussling with logistics – I was having all of the fun.

We’re in between a move, as the end of the month does approach.
We’re focused on building an estate that will acreage encroach

at least a .5-mile radius around my erected structure.
The custom builder I’m courting is an architectural MOTHER! 🙂

Today I was up, yet again, at the crack of dawn,
working out, running logistic routes and getting my “move” on.

I was happy at the onset – I woke with no yawning.
On the real, I was happy about kicking it with you THIS Morning.

What have you got up, what’s your future looking like?
Gotta presentation today? Gonna grab the mic?

Gonna “show ’em what you’ve got;” gonna carry your weight?
I’m down with doing the most — but not too much on one plate.

Make it good for thee, all smiles and no mourning.
Give praise to the Creator On THIS Monday Morning.

YOUR LIFE is oober special and I’m sure that you know.
I’m Qui
Concurring with thee. I couldn’t resist saying so.  X O

On THIS Monday Morning
Make each move your best move.

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Moves add up…

POWER is necessary

In Communication, Griot, Music, TV Shows on September 21, 2016 at 8:25 am
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Milan assumes Ghosts position….

Who has the POWER to “CALL THE SHOTS?” Did you watch last Sunday night?
STARZ had the POWER for a whole hour and in HD – it was pretty tight.

The script writing is succulent tender – though the bite is still solid and tough.
Ghost and Tommy are at it again, chickens in the pen, but pills are the rush.

Milan is the cannibal whose ‘CALLING THE SHOTS and running the block.
Tommy is his new protege’ and Ghosts ropes have officially been docked.

He and Tasha had an intimate moment that lead them straight to the bed
afterwards Ghost mentioned “taking out Milan” and it wore heavy on Tasha’s head.

She called ol’ Tommy-boy and told him that he “needs to stop Ghost” 
because if his “Milan execution” fails – she and the kids life would be toast.

Tommy knows this all to well, Milan threatened Tommy’s life to his face.
Tommy’s mad at Ghost for ‘plotting-the-most’ and is off to a half cocked race!

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AUSA Greg Torres and Ruiz

So fast off to the races he headed up the breeze
that he used to chauffeur and then OFF Ruiz!

Yes indeed. He personally knifed him up.
Ghost was using Ruiz for the Milan – FBI bust.

Without Ruiz in the cut, Greg is waiting empty handed for the wire.
AUSA Greg wired Ruiz up in hopes to catch some “Ghost convo” fire.

And if Greg ever retrieves that recording device off of Ruiz’s dead body
Tommy will have fingered himself as GHOST while killing Ruiz. Loddy-doddy.

Before episode 9 ended, Tommy was back at Milans warehouse post
where he sat down with Milan and said, “We need to kill Ghost!”

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Tasha’s goto is Tommy now?

 

Do what? Things are like THAT now? Ol’ Tommy-boy is scary.
Ghost is in the dark, Tasha requested the dim spark
and once again the POWER is necessary.

Whose holding it and how exactly are they executing?
I’m Qui
following the hand of the writers – as they do character rebuking.

Ghosts is feeling quite cellophane.
Tasha and Tommy are back-dooring his game.

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Kanan connects with Tariq on everything but the right thing…

What’s most insane is that there’s 1 more episode left.
Kanan is doing the underbelly thing – spinning a nasty web.

He’s taken to Ghosts son, Tariq, and is manipulating him well.
Kanan has plans to mold the childs hands
to continue “Ghosts generational hell.”

Are you still watching are you locked in and clocking?
The season may be wrapping up but the cold writing isn’t stopping!

PS… Where the “L” is Keisha (aka LaLa)?
She’s been missing since Tommy visited her spot.
Kinfolk, I tell ya, the script writing is….
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Good Morning Monday

In News on September 19, 2016 at 7:30 am

Qui Entertainment Magazine

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☀️Good morning Monday. How well did you sleep?
It must have been GREAT! You slept a whole week.

☀️Good morning Monday what have you got up for me?
Besides being kind to others and loving unbiasedly?

Be good to yourself, this day belongs to you.
Open mind, open heart bid el solitary adeu.

The weekend has left you and you are now in mode: grind.
It’s a good look – you are no crook, you have a lawful behind.

You are the captain and today is your ship.
Pull a Dirk on this Monday and shoot from the hip.
Pay no mind to the naysayers lip.

Good living is key and Qui is my name
To not LIVE IT UP would be a “namesake” shame.

And ain’t nothing lame about an opportunistic day,
I’m Qui
Taking full advantage – I plan to…

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QUEEN SUGAR

In Book, Communication, Griot, Movies, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows on September 16, 2016 at 5:43 am

queen-sugar-book-coverWhat do you know about cane sugar? Any takers? Anyone have memories, like my own,  from the South of grandparents buying sugar cane then coming home and cutting you off a piece of the bamboo looking stalk that tasted like 100% sugar water? It was amazing that this candy-like pleasure grew out of the ground. As a child I loved it and today,  — I’m digging on that scripted family in NC that make up the series QUEEN SUGAR. It’s unusually sweet in its beginning as I DVR’d the run. The series is only 3 episodes in for season 1 and dare I say the start up is sticky?

The FAM:

You’ve got to meet Ralph, Charley and Nova, they are the kids of Mr. and Mrs. Bordelon. Season 1 started out with Dad in tow, the patriarch of the family, (portrayed by COOLIE HIGH‘S character, Preacher – who in reality is portrayed by the awesome Glynn Thurman!

coolie-high-preacher   queen-sugar-glynn-turman  I remember meeting the talents of Glynn at my adolescent introduction of the iconic film COOLIE HIGH. He played Preacher, the smart consistency of the teen friends pack — who had to make sense of it all in the end. If you haven’t seen Coolie High – DO.  Anwho, Glynn is the Bordelon patriarch and he owns the cane fields that were likely passed down to him from the generation before.

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L-R; Ralph Angel, Charley and Nova Bordelon

3 episodes into Queen Sugar and pops is tops with stress
It’s diagnosed ‘a stroke’ and he’s in the hospital – bed rest.

During said episode 3
the patriarchs condition ‘robs his speech.’

REAL STUFF. Stress produces strokes.
The cane fields don’t pay the bills – still a familial yoke.

Dad didn’t recover. He gave up the ghost.
Now Ralph Angel, Nova and Charley don’t have him no ‘mo.

With 2 more episodes loaded in the chamber for the month of September
I implore you early, to consume QUEEN SUGAR. Please do remember.

It broadcast on OWN and I’m pretty excited
Natalie Baszile is credited with the #WriteIt.

Directed by the film visionary Ava DuVernay —
this brand new OWN series is already another #Slay!

This outbreak of cultural knock-out film scripts and television series alike
confirms my own reasons for ever deciding to write.

My family was missing in American familial view.
So I began to craft DR. SEUSS pieces about ‘brown people’ too.

I figured Dr. Seuss just hadn’t met us,
then I waited for time to pass and opportunity to connect us.

The connection is clear. The connection is new.
Queen Sugar is before me and it’s about me and you.

Nova has intense melanin like me and Charley’s tone looks like mothers.
Ralph Angel has a different angle, he’s the loving and protective brother.

With perfect chocolate skin like no other… THANK YOU OWN.
I enjoy watching Kofi on screen. My eyes of candy are blown! 🙂

Obviously I’m excited and Queen Sugar’s writing connects on every line,
I’m Qui
Excited for “WE” – Queen Sugar has arrived and in perfect time!

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Tune in every Wednesday night  [Pacific] 10/ [Central] 9.
OWN it.

Week 3. EATING CLEAN

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, weightloss on September 14, 2016 at 5:07 am

healthy-living-emojiWell I’m 3-weeks into my 2nd round of clean eating in 12-months. The first time I did it for 11-weeks, dedicating 6 of those weeks to abosolutely no carbs, sugar or fat IN ANY FORM. Stevia is my friend. The remainder weeks I slowly reintroduced foods back into my diet that I like, but I was acutely aware of the fat grams in each. If it’s full of fat, I won’t eat it because I’m training my body to digest the necessaries and very little of the unnecessary. Post my 11-week clean eating run I was 30 pounds down. I lost an additional 3-5 pounds over the last 9-months that allowed me easy fluctuation during PMS. In other words, I haven’t regained the weight back, not even during PMS. Yay!!!!

So why am I doing it again? EATING CLEAN
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Honestly, there’s absolutely no feeling like it. The clarity of mind reminds me of my teen years. The ease of control over my emotions is amazing. I laugh more. I’m conscientious, more (I don’t know if you consider that a plus – but I actually do. 🙂 ). Also the change in my physique is amazing to the point that it’s almost hard to believe IT’S MINE. I mean, I had been a size 12-14 all of my parenting life (since having children) and I have tried every fad diet, fitness treadmill, boot camp in-the-park regimens and OTC weight loss aids on the market and not ever did I achieve such success.

In fact, I thought losing weight or trying to adopt a new “diet” to change my body after 40 would nearly be impossible because most of my elders were pudgy. And when I say “my elders” I don’t mean in my family, but in the work place, my neighbors… you know, the people that are older than you, regardless of their race who seem to have retained more mass space as they got older – or so they tell me. Not only did I believe them, I saw it happening to my own waistline, and couldn’t explain it. My Mom calls it “the middle-age spread.” I am happy to report my dress size is comfortably an 8-10. It has returned to what it was before I had children. Well, actually I was a size 7 before children. Not sure I won’t to be that small again. I kind of like these curves.

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Click the image for the RECIPE to make these YEAST ROLLS

Sweet on Bread.
I won’t lie BREAD is the culprit. I love bread with or without butter or meat. Carbs have been with me through some of my most difficult times in life. Oh! You don’t know chocolate chip cookies like I know chocolate chip cookies or even chocolate – for that matter. Ours is a special love. My guy and I have been together since high school. He used to bring me chocolates on every visit and I would happily accept. Heck, I expected it, looked forward to it and probably would have had an attitude, had he not. 🙂 Anywho, we’ve been together well over 2 decades now and he was stuck in a sweet groove with me. The chocolates were weekly, if not daily until 11 months ago. I quit cold turkey October 29, 2015 — 2 days before HALLOWEEN. I quit for 11-weeks. I have since put my hand (not hands) back into the cookie jar and the candy good bag, but consciously. 2 Oreos instead of a row and now I take all day to eat a stick of ROLO’s instead of consuming them all in one sitting (60-120 seconds). The changes seems elementary, but it is little changes like these – that has kept the weight off. However, today, I am eating clean and on week 3 – so there will be no cookies or candy, in fact, there are no carbs, sugar or fat (not even to cook with) and I will be in this mode for another week or 2. I’ve gotta tell ya’ I feel great! This feeling of good health and sound sleep is better than any desert I could chuck down in a minute or so. This feeling, to me, is far more addictive. Wooo! Good morning!

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Click the image for a delicious LOW CAL Pan Seared Shrimp recipe.

Shrimp before bed.
It’s not a great dietary idea, but I have been a bit hungry before bed over the last two days and was quick to pan sear shrimp and consume it. I don’t recommend eating and going to sleep, but if you are faced with hunger pangs that make you think of cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets;  if you are able to identify a call for protein – CONSUME IT – the protein. If  you don’t… well I don’t want to think of the fast food alternatives that may take its place and quickly. The last time I went on a clean eating journey eating unlimited strawberries did the trick when I was hungry before bed and I’m still using strawberries as a goto “suffice hunger” food, however, the last two nights have been protein specific. I’m hear to report that my shedding of fat ounces continued still. I have not gained one pound over the last two days. Woo! Ounces add up! 11 pieces of pan seared shrimp is only 70 calories and yields like, 1 gram of fat — YOU FEEL ME?

The Take Away.
Beyond shedding unwanted pounds naturally, looking better in my clothes and understanding how to use food to help and even heal my body I also found this insightful write up I thought I’d share with you: CHANGING THE SIZE OF YOUR STOMACH. It’s a piece about whether or not changing your diet and eating habits will shrink or enlarge your stomach. My personal weigh-in on the topic is light, 😉 but I’m going to say that my stomach has shrunk a bit. Quite a bit. I just don’t eat like I used to 11-months ago and I’m HAPPY WITH IT. I am full faster and again, I am 30 pounds lighter. Now, I’m no doctor but I do think that a GREAT PART of my diet and fitness success is knowledge. The difference between my dieting in the past and my dieting now is I understand food. I finally understand what happens once food goes in and how the breakdown is distributed. I’m not interested in eating chocolate every night anymore, mostly because I simply don’t crave it like that and when I’m not eating clean, I do indulge seldom. Halloween is coming bags of candy will be purchased by me to hand out and while I won’t be eating clean, I am mindful not to keep too much in my own hand lest it lead to my mouth. lol!
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I’m 6-pounds down and that’s great too!
I’m working out – like an elliptical-machine-lovin’ youth. 😉

I eat a lot of ruffage, because it keeps me full.
I make my own fat-free dressing – that over-the-counter stuff is bull.

Need a good fat free homemade recipe to get you through?
Look online, any recipe other than one you buy will do!

Be encouraged – because I mean business.
Eating Clean is for us all, YOU CAN DO THIS.

I’ve got your back – meet me in fitness ally.
The ounces will fall off without cost
You’ll be overwhelmed at keeping tally.

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Eating Clean is easy if you say it is.
Your body wants it, your mind enables ‘the biz!’

Say it, research it and craft supportive help (links) before you even start.
The food from the garden is good for your mind, your spirit and heart.

I’m no nutritionist, but I’m feeling fitter with every meal,
I’m Qui
HUMP THIS from me: Research #CleanEating and find your appeal.

You COMPLETELY Deserve It.

Get EXCITED, already!

In Communication, Griot, Video on September 12, 2016 at 4:37 am

LIFE. It's WORTH IT!

Life is good. Life is fine.
Memories mature and get better like wine.

But then again there are those times
when EXCITEMENT come in and takes over your mind.

During these times one might not contemplate.
I mean, when you know you wanna’ DO IT — WHY would you WAIT?

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I’d have done the same thing. I just know it.
When I’m excited I can’t refrain the ‘SHOW IT!’

Which is good, because it’s energy, it’s positive and I pray contagious.
To not have an opportunity to express this feeling would be outrageous.

What are you excited about today? Express yourself already!
Dance like no one’s looking, be happy, like Hoppy & Betty:

Today is new and yesterday is gone, o’ sister and brother.
I suggest taking-it to the floor with a musical score
and dancing-it-out like you’re Usher.

Do that Michael Jackson move and then shake your fandangle.
And if you feel a little Zimbabwean spirit – bust out the old Bo’ Jangles.

Heck! I’d do it! In fact, I’m up on my feet and doing a little something-something right now,
I’m Qui
and Good Morning to thee, Get Excited, already – and express the HOW.

Searching for your #Purpose on this Monday?
Perhaps you could benefit from a little SOUL SUNDAY:

GET
EXCITED!

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Fashion Happens

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on September 9, 2016 at 9:30 am
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Photo by Suede Williams

 

Fashion Happens everyday –  if you let it! Don’t fight it.
Take a mundane-look and #RightIt!

HEAD-TO-TOE SHARPNESS starts at the crown.

How’s your crown sitting when you first wake up? Tilt your crown properly by checking in with Curly Nikki. Your mane should always be tops! After all it is the first thing we see aTOP when we see you, therefore, it has got to set the tone going forward towards your forehead and those beautiful eyebrows of yours that will voice your expressions all day long – even if you never say a word.

GIVING FACE without a make-up trace IS KEY.
Now put those eyeborows on #fleek:


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SIP with PRETTY LIPS.

Lips are KEY. I love my lips.
They are just as curvacious as my hips:

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Lips are Qui

Lips are important. You use your mouth to communicate and convey information, may as well polish up the device. I use MAC products but there are many more out there that will do the job. All you have to do is to remember how to apply and it never forget how crucial it is to do so.

There’s a lot of conversation going on in the world, make yours appear interesting before you ever hit the punchline by pouting color before you open your mouth. Bob won’t likely try to compete with you in this area and if he does, ladies – my money is on you!

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I’ve not ever been afraid to lip up some color.
And YES! I’m the kind of chic that leaves kiss marks on my lover.

It’s MY personal ART.

 

Adorning YOUR BODY with STYLE.

This part is easiest. You don’t really have to be a fashionista but it would help if you’ve picked up a fashion magazine or two in the last few days. If you haven’t the grocery store checkout is your friend. Fashion magazines should be referred to only as guidance and not law. Your style is your law. Beyonce may look good in a yellow-lemonade dress, but they may not highlight your melanin tone, so you may want to try on a pastel yellow or linen white dress to do the trick. Play around with colors, textures and fabrics — they can each make a huge difference in making an outfit pop!

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Folake Kuye Huntoon

Have you met Folake Kuye Huntoon? Her fashionista heater stays on high. She’s hot! Drop in on her #FashionBlog @ STYLE PANTRY.com. After scrolling through her pantry of style, I must admit the first thing I noticed is that Beyonce’s melanin tone isn’t the only one that will knock dead the color yellow. Folake has no limits! Be inspired to be fashionably ‘on fire.’ Summer is almost over, the upgrade seasonal fire will come in handy. TURN HEADS at all times!

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Christina S. Brown is LovelyBrownSugar

 

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Kicking it with Christina S. Brown isn’t a bad move if you’re trying to find your personal style groove. Her #FashionBlog @ LovelyBrownSuga is laced with unique loveliness. She moves from professional, to casual, to evening with ease. It’s evident that she’s not only sharing good style with her offspring but with family, friends and anyone else that has a hankering for looking good from head-to-toe. Christina is a full figured beauty, so follow her lead if you’re among those of us who have More GOOD To GIVE.

A good way to keep up with fashion, the who’s the what’s, the wear’s and where to get the look is to acclimate a barage of helpful bookmars, like those on this page and among those please do not miss the fashionable ladies’ @ Glamazons.  They will keep you in the loop of fashion via the fashion mecca NY by providing crazy link connections to this weekends NY FASHION WEEK Live Streaming. Per their awesome and informative site, here are 9/9/16 FASHION WEEK LIVE STREAM Links:

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The Glamazons: Jessica and Andrea

This is just a few of the resources that the GLAMAZON ladies share with their readers. It’s apparent to me that nothing means more to them than to influence a more well-dressed and maintained America. Appreciate their efforts and up your style game by dropping in on these two ladies today!  Then practice how you look saying “Thank you” in the mirror, because your friends and family are bound to notice your new found knowledge. Obtain #Freedom through #Fashion. REMEMBER:  Retail Therapy is real, after you’ve paid all of your bills!

For My Brothers – Those Dapper FASHION lovers.

blk-man-lg-coatKehinde Wiley has some of  what you’re looking for on his blog but only if you intend to make a statement when arrive on scene. God help me, I’m just a woman and yes sir – I notice your handsome attire approaching and exiting. Ow! Yes men, we are (and have been) watching you.

blk-man-street-etiquetteWith your coat on and clean shoes gliding the sidewalk, it’s only befitting you drop in on those brothers over at StreetEtiquette.  Joshua Kissi and Travis Gumbs are the fashion cut brothers responsible for outfitting the StreetEtiquette blog. I was captivated at each unveil. I would love to prospect my eyes upon any male adorning himself in stand-out attire.

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I notice every time.
And for a clean pair of shoes I’ll stop on a dime.

My daddy must be a lephrachaun —
a man in clean shoes is closer to geting some. lol! 😀

Male fashion can be exquisite when in good taste.
He must be aware by the looks on his counterparts face.

I’m quick with a compliment to him and my sister.
My sisters blush quick though the cutest is that of the Mr.

Men seem to be caught off guard when I compliment them on such.
I can’t see not highlighting his absolute winning touch.
I do appreciate the view very much.

I feel the same about my sisters
who leave the house on fleek – because GOOD STYLE has kissed her.

I admire them all, and then I adorn myself.
I wear relative clothes not up for breaking wealth.

Still, I peruse the blogs and magazines at checkout stands because,
I’m Qui
and while individual style is a OUI, I’m not above a high fashion fuss.

I always dress how I feel.
I’m usually complimented on my appeal.
#LabelRepellent

 

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Not quite Kyphosis — at all

In Comedy, Communication, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on September 7, 2016 at 6:33 am
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“Hump” on the backs of 4 and an exclamation mark.

Kyphosis. What it is? Kyphosis is the medical definition of a hump back. Kyphosis is evidence of an abnormal curvature in the upper back. It is grammatically and socially offensive to call the back condition a hump.

So what’s abnormal about the curve of the mid-week point that it is deemed “Hump Day?” I went on the hunt for clarity on this “hump” and found:

“Starting around 1965, Wednesday began being referred to as “hump day.” Smack dab in the middle of the traditional work week,
arriving at Wednesday symbolizes that we’ve made it over the hump and the weekend is in sight.
Mar 19, 2014″

http://blog.dictionary.com/wednesday/

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Words, Words, Words. I can’t explain them all
and that “Over The Hill” marker is not your youthful fall.’

I’ve already had my 40th and I think that history has been lying.
Getting old takes effort baby, and your girl Qui ain’t trying. lol! 😀

Anywho it’s Wednesday at large between me and you
and I’ve been laughing a belly’s hoo

over these RICKEY SMILEY For Real re-runs.
TV One has been marathon’ing season 1.

I DVR’d it as I had only seen season 2.
Rickey divvies the laughs among the truths.

This is a loosely scripted reality show, like ol’ Larry David’s.
It’s an interesting way to broadcast a say — I’m just glad they’ve made this.

The show is funny, it’s enlightening and it relates to how I’m living.
Familial relating requires some debating and Rickey’s style is always giving.

I enjoy an intellectual laugh – the kind that makes you think and not just act.
I enjoy Ms. Juicy, Gary Da Tea, Da Brat and HeadCrack!

These are my people indeed.
Spilling laughter there after, beyond the radio feed.

DISH’ing celebrity dirt is certainly nothing new
Rickey Smileys work crew are into that too! Ooo!

It’s packed with good times and its moral points are often a slam dunk.
Though I must admit I crack up when they talk about “Monkey Stomp.”

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Though I have a feeling it has to do with a dimensional “hump” –
I laugh at grown humor. I dig it very much.

Rickey usually broadcasts on Tuesday nights before “the hump” marks the spot.
Again, I’m fond of “the hump,” and my humps are supported by Sir. Mix Alot!

Fergie backs me up, she too, is ‘a lady of humps,’ dare I say.
I don’t know yo’, but to me, humps yield a fondness to Wednesdays.

Nothing wrong with taking a bad label and turning it around.snl-fist-bump-pound
If you’re into the mastering “the hump” –  give me a pound.

I think that you’re into it. I think that you like it.
If there were no humps in life – the bullet, you might bite it

in fear that you weren’t needed;  invisible.
Thank God for life — you’re needed alright.  
To think that you’re not, is just turkey-bull. 😀

And there’s nothing wrong with it: embracing the hump.
Though you don’t want to hoard a rash of bumps.

Ever!
Having a doctor treat that is both wise and clever.  🙂

What’s on my desk today is a total mixed bag,
A hump here, a valley there — no room in this day for a d r a g.

I’m glad too because I prefer to stay productively busy!
I’m Qui
If you see me in between humps, hug me and kiss me…

I’m always quick to hump onto #Reciprocation.
Let’s DO IT.
XoXo.

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Happy H U M P Day!