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SOUTHERN CHARM – New Orleans

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, TV Shows on June 4, 2018 at 5:15 am

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Have you seen this new series and the reality cast of players?
Southern Charm NO is armed with chocolate eye-candy slayers.

I like the look very much and the story-line therein does not disappoint.
I was drawn into Season 1 of Southern Charm SC and this is an awesome Jr. anoint.

First up in conversation is la bella Tamica and el fine Barry .
They’re southern rooted, television-suited and social savvy.

 

The two are a power couple/married and they have a couple of kids.
I like their chemistry, an open-book lined with mystery;
even so, they have the most interesting betrothed bid.

Then there’s Tamica’s cousin Jared, and they aren’t kissing.
The gene of good looks is one in their DNA that isn’t missing.

Former NFL stock, Jeff Charleston and wife, Reagan are a real southern treat.
Reagan loves him honestly, and Jeff’s honesty is sweet.

 

She’s in school to be a lawyer and he’s just trying to grapple as best he can with life.
He finds depression lurks from past game hurts and he admits a post-traumatic strife.

I’m an NFL fan whose wavering on being a former fan of Dallas passion,
because I’m not feeling the recent no-kneel policy addendum action.

It’s a rich man’s game – I get it. Though, I thought WE were a team.
But the-rich-stick-with-the-rich and they’re threading the prez’s seam.

It’s not a good look for the NFL teams,
so I’ll watch more of the narrative series scene.

I’ll watch more reality television shows because they’re more real
than what the NFL is becoming while losing diverse-fan appeal.

It’s all the better for me; for in New Orleans, I am dandy
watching Southern Charm and the line of fit-men eye-candy.

southern-charm_jon-moodyJon. You’ve got to meet Jon; he’s the painting artist in the group.
He’s hella’ sexy and women flock to him like fine wine and stiletto boots.

He invites the male cast over to paint Greek-physique’d women in the nude.
They accept without knowing the event theme because Jon’s a real cool dude.

Surprised, each man was to participate in the task
of kicking it with Jon, the oils, the hanging racks, and ass.

I’m sure. Anywho, the look was a tasteful one.
The south is what it’s about and New Orleans is a whole lot of fun.

southern-charm_justin-reeseLast but not least, let’s talk about the good-looking Justin.
He’s the eligible bachelor with a legal successful factor;
the man Kelsey wants to make her husband.

I wish her luck.
Thier chemistry is good – it looks like love.

It’s been twelve months for these two on the Southern Charm scene.
For their 1st year anniversary, Jus’ gave Kels a necklace – not a ring.

Yeah, that sucked, but Kelsey took it in stride.
She’s quite focused at 30 on being a bride.

Kelsey isn’t in the headline picture, even though she’s a photographic flirt.
Beyond her obvious beauty, Kelsey’s a skilled nurse and was likely at work.

I like the cast dynamics. There are high-socials, a diverse skilled cast,  a lot of love and money,
I’m Qui
Enjoying the reflections of TV, it’s reality, the personalities, and the relatability, honey.
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Good Morning Monday

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on May 21, 2018 at 5:52 am
Be inspired today. You can handle it: https://youtu.be/P8kgbpR1fSc

Ooo child, where have you been?
Everyday of the week tried to spike & peak
in headline news with a funky spin.

Empty headlines and fruitless grapevines serve the people none.
I used the weekend to ‘life sweeten;’ I insist on having more fun.

Please tell me that you, too are getting some, dear Monday?
You are a leader not a tweeter; you’re an opportunistic fun-day.

I’m up early and eager to participate
in what it is that you intend to give weigh to –
I’m awake and ready to play.

Good Morning Monday, what do you say?
Will we have another gumbo of headline news today?

Will more comparisons to Nixon creep up that will make the prez sick?
With hands the size of a normal man, the prez still resembles Tricky Dick.

Good Morning Monday, I love the essence of your day.
I am grateful for all who survived the shooting in Santa Fe.

Another high school shooting has come to pass; this time in Texas.
There are no interests in making sensible gun laws that connect us.

Monday Morning, you remain in the column of good.
Let those of us who pray, do so in the American hood

for clarity and protection.
Compassion for others may be the connection.

Though, if we don’t change gun laws more adolescent lives are doomed to be lost.
Perhaps gun violence keeps rising because many haven’t personally felt the cost.

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don’t let the next bullet hit you.

Whoever it is among us, blindly championing for guns,
let him heal himself when all that he has is full of holes and undone.

It has nothing to do with sin, they’re likely just an NRA friend – they’ll be fine.
But you and I have got to get our kids out of harms way and off of the front lines.

Monday, let’s start this day
realizing that we can’t continue this way.

Monday, let us start this day
with us holding hands in unison to pray.

What do you say, Monday? I’m happy to testify first.
With so much funkiness in the world, I believe it’s prayer that we thirst.

Good morning sweetheart, you’re the first; I love the strength of your shoulders,
I’m Qui
On the infrastructure of WE; Monday bares the strength of a thousand boulders.

WE can handle it.

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Lets Go To DICK’S

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, News, Self Improvement on February 28, 2018 at 7:32 am

to-catch-a-thief-car-driveLast night was highly strung so I slept in a little bit.
I woke up feeling refreshingly sporty; therefore, I’m going to DICK’S.

I may order a few other items online, perhaps I’ll Amazon Prime check.
On the other hand, they still support NRA TV… Shopping explorations! I’m looking for the next.

Good thing, for the sporty feeling me that I’m up for sewing money into society’s mix.
And with my choice of retail stores to begin with – I think I’ll goto DICK’S.

Surprised this morning to learn this that I’m a gun sporting girl?
Actually I’m a hunter of words, scripts, and supportive verbs; an advocate of peace in the world.

In light of February 14th at Marjorie Stoneman Douglass High,
Dicks is looking good; there’s plenty of room for other companies to try.

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS has decided to remove all assault rifles from their stock.
I’m not a big hunting fan, still, I am a sport who likes to shop.

There are dozens of other companies that have recoiled their NRA support.
Perhaps I will review that list and consider spending with them more.

It’s a beautiful day outside on this midweek hump,
but Florida buried their kids last week, so they are still in a slump.

Please send them vibes of strength, prayers to the father and yield support to their neighborhood.
Let’s show the children that we’re reliant and not down with gun violence — Let’s Go To DICK’S SPORTING GOODS.

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It’s a NEW GAME.

PEACE and the DEUCE

In Communication, fitness, Networking, Self Improvement on January 17, 2018 at 10:47 am

peaceI’m currently feeling both: PEACE and the DEUCE. While driving away from my 7:15a.m. yoga class at the Tao Healing Center, at approximately 8:45a.m., I threw up the DEUCE as the view of the building became smaller in my rear view mirror. I was completely submerged in PEACE. I harnessed it in class. The class promptly started at 7:15 but I was about 10 minutes late. Tsk-Tsk and shame on me, right? Well, actually, I was bringing with me a guest and she was a bit delayed so, I kind-of made up for it. Kind-of. 🙂

We stretched, tapped & patted our bodies into an awakened state, our blood pumped more fluidly and circulated with more ease… we breathed in a space encompassed with the sounds of dole drums and hums. It was magical. I prayed, gave thanks (internally) and meditated in the space. I felt the energy of the man meditating in front of me. It was beautiful. I don’t know his name, but gosh I enjoyed his energy. He didn’t speak a word, he was a mere participant in class, but his energy? I enjoyed it so much, that I had to comment to him at the end of class. He received my appreciation. Namaste.

the-deuceThe instructor’s name of this morning’s class was Bretta; she’s also known as PEACE, (her spiritual name). I didn’t learn this information until the close of class. I should have known! That’s the exact feeling that washed over us during the 1.25-hours that we were in class with her.

This is how I began my day and pray that you began yours with PEACE, also. However, if a vibe of negativity is working on your nerves right now – I beseech thee, upon reading this to give it the DEUCE.

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If you find an excess of politics divvying out energetic strife —
You could probably use a little bit of Tao Yoga in your life.

I know I’ve said it before and I’m saying it again:
meditation and prayer have got to be your best friends.

How could they not?
Hell is still too hot. 😉

You know what I’m saying? You get the point – I’m sure.
You, acknowledging your body may be part of the cure

to keeping ill vibes from infecting your spirit and soul.
Kinfolk, today’s Tao Yoga class was worth my weight in gold.

Wooo! It’s a great way to start a day, even though I was a few minutes late!
I’m Qui
and being late has never stopped me from piling good vibes onto my plate.

Though — it won’t happen again Tao Guide, Peace.  I bid tardiness the DEUCE!
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College Christmas Break

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking on December 18, 2017 at 5:17 am

college-christmas-break.jpgI’m on it and I’m happy.
I pray it drags out and is not snappy.

I bought a new sleep number bed to help me sleep
because when I commit to school – you know I go deep.

I can’t read a book and not follow every foot note
of reference material that the co-author wrote.

You know when it comes to consuming knowledge – I just can’t resist.
I’m hard on research – like the knuckles of a tight fist.

This College Christmas Break will allow me indeed
to take off my glasses and ease up on “the read.”

I’m grateful for the day. I’m grateful for you.
I’m grateful for the season and the giving that we do.

Here it is Monday and we’re only 7-days out from December 25th,
I’m Qui
Just up from my number of sleep. This College Christmas Break biz is the jiz.

Tuned-In to Thursday

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, Self Improvement on October 26, 2017 at 4:27 am
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Mindful Living

Good morning sweetheart. Good morning to you.
You’ve certainly crossed my mind a time or two.

So much so, that I’m hitting you up
to say “I missed your touch on yesterdays hump.”

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Let’s hug, cheek-kiss and do the bump.
I’m pretty hype this morning – up shaking my rump.

I’m doing aerobics in the cut, the week has been good.
To write is my testimony. I’m telling it in your hood.

I appreciate you for taking the time to stop by and read it.
And if you’re living mindful– I’m extolled that you’d heed it.

As you live mindful on all fronts, your actions will “seed it.”
The hungry eat what you serve. Go ahead and feed it.

Shovel out the love, the compassion and understanding that you have.
If bold should test you – it could never arrest you,
so remain positive and laugh.

Tuned-In to Thursday leads way to be thoughtful.
To miss an opportunity to think of someone else should feel awful.

Perhaps your response to me would be, “Folks aren’t thoughtful on my behalf!”
I’d respond, “Change starts with you, look through those folks and just laugh.”

You have to — that is if you want to realize your God-truths.
The God in you does not lie in treating others as they treat you.

Think it through on this Thursday. Mindful thinking, do tune in.
You’ll find you are your biggest hurdle and likewise, your biggest friend.

Resist all low frequencies. Resist the urge to pile on.
I’m Qui
Tuned-In to Thursday and praying you to be strong.

Respecting others despite their actions – on no level, is wrong.
Give it whirl. It may be rough – persevere. I believe it can catch on.

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O! How Good It Is

In Book, Communication, fitness, Networking, News, Self Improvement, TV Shows, Video, weightloss on October 15, 2017 at 9:49 am

O-i-love-oprah2017I was fortunate to be a part of a studio audience taping of a Tao workshop hosted by Dawn Q. this weekend and it was phenomenal. Mind refreshing information about changing the way you think in order to change the quality of your life for the better. Upon close of the workshop we networked and talked more about the book referenced: “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years.”

book_Ive-Decided-to-Live-120-Years_600.pngTherein networking I learned more about the production team and this particular book campaign. Noone asked me if I knew Oprah, (this happens to me a lot when I’m out and about. It’s an energy thing) but in the end it was clear through a series of questioning that some indeed wanted to know if I knew Oprah. I was doleful to tell them that I do not. Still I’m always happy that my energy would invoke people to ask that question, though more over that, I began to wonder if Oprah knew of this book. I’m an avid SUPER SOUL SUNDAY viewer and have learned a lot via the series so I took to the search engine again to see what they had on Oprah + Tao and found this:

Wayne Dyer and Oprah Winfrey – The Wisdom of the Tao

Oprah is about nourishment and whether it’s of the mind, spirit, soul or the stomach – she’s leading the charge. I’m already sending direct vibes her way in hopes that she’ll find this book and review the author on an upcoming Super Soul Sunday.  The “I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years” book is both enlightening and nutritious. Speaking of nutrition have you seen those new O That’s Good Soup commercials? The manufacturer behind the health conscious goodness is Kraft and the creator is Oprah.  Just another tasteful  incentive to evolve as it pertains to your diet. I haven’t tried the refrigerated cuisine line of soups yet, but it is high on my grocery list now.

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Click here to see soup commercial

I’m in the business of collecting and sharing good. I love hearing your personal stories of good fortune and sharing them with others. Somehow I am genuinely able to  bask in the glow of your good energy flow along with you. Meaning when people tell me about their new car, home or the raise on their job, I can immediately feel their surge of good energy in my tummy (my solar plexus). I’ll usually start jumping up and down (like a Price Is Right game show contestant) along with the person whose sharing the good news. I  surge so genuinely it often leaves onlookers confused  as to which of us is the good news recipient.  Having said as much you can see why Oprah comes up as much as she does. I love her good energy and her positive proactive contributions. Just as equally, I love sharing it with you.

The consumption of good energy is good for you. The FDA hasn’t said so because it used to be common sense – not to mention the message lacks lobbying backers. You don’t need a lobbyist to offer up subsidies for you to choose more wisely for yourself on anything. Change the way you think and change your life. This is something we can all do for free. The FDA is not putting their stamp on ‘free’ either. Where’s the kickback in that?

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It’s morning again sweetheart and I’m up to my ol’ southern ways
of kissing your forehead upon waking and praying for you throughout the day.

Hey-ey! It’s just what I’m into and I hope it is understood
among our differences on a daily I’m always for you and your good.

If ever I should learn a new thing or an old thing that could help
I will bring it to the table whether for increase of health or wealth.

Either way I’m into good news as most of my writes reveal.
I’m Qui
Good morning and oui! It’s good to know there’s hope for what ills…

The C-word

In Communication, fitness, Griot, Networking, Self Improvement, Travel, Video, weightloss on September 20, 2017 at 8:30 am

letter-cGood morning sweetheart, my griot remains blunt
thus I want to talk to you about an abbreviation bunt.

When taking a hit in the stress department and harboring painful feelings
— it can yield a hardness to your organs that will need ONCOLOGY healing.

goofy-laughThe C-Word is short for cancer. That’s the intended abbreviated bunt.
With the kids reading I wouldn’t be Rated-R seeding and use The C-Word: CRUNCH,

I mean really. Don’t be silly. Aunt Qui is not that risky of a chancer.
Though it’s true we’re holding unnecessary stresses that turn into cancer.

The key to properly placing stress does not rest in your wrists;
when expressing ‘Why you’re down,’ you respond, ‘He or she – did this.’

That’s a sort of a bunt, but more of a miss –because it’s simply not true.
Though not knowing how to cope with stress means old feelings are harbored by You.

You grit your teeth and seethe. You do it day after day.
You live with the pain and hurtful stains of a strained yesterday.

It’s in your gut. It’s real on your plate.
Misplaced emotions can turn into hate.

Hate that you never voiced, but accepted as ‘all good.’
After all, the hate that you feel comes from your familial hood.

Well, harboring pain is never “all good.”
Stress = Cancer. Get it understood.

Avoid The C-Word! Act like ya’ heard. You must, at all costs!
When it comes to your emotions — you, alone are the boss!

My dad died from cancer at 69-years old just 4-months ago
and my 64-year old aunt via The C-Word, went right after him, yo.

The C-Word illness is real.
They befriended stress and then it killed.

Me? I was curious as to, how this is so?
Then I was told I had a blockage. My response, “NO!!!”

One day at Tao yoga, Master Chun did tell me
that a pain in my right side could lead to “The C.”

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Stress harboring  can yield to cancer in various organs

Who? What? ME!?
That is right,” said she.

I’m a happy-go-lucky spirit. How could it be?
It was yesterdays stresses — misplaced by me.

I did not know.
The harboring was internal and did not show.

I love my friends and family. I am sure I do it best!
So what’s with this misplaced, harboring of stress?

Well, it was stressful situations from long ago that I thought I’d forgotten about.
Sad emotions hunkered down into my organs and took up storage — to build a cancer route.

But it did not happen.
Tao Master Chun began tappin’

on the sore spot that she had pointed out on my right.
Then she educated me about stresses, cancer and life.

Today, several weeks later – I’m actually feeling alright.
My body is limber and loose and no “hardening of nothing” is in sight.

It took more than education and body tapping, but not much more.
I meditated and converted Stress to Strength via a Sedona Retreat score!

It helped me out a whole bunch!
The C-Word is real, but posed no life crunch!

Today I am not akin to holding stresses, my organs are softening – I’m making it through.
But because life is full of stress I thought it best to share my findings with you.

Because if your abdomen is hard, and you don’t have a six pack
and you’re a tad stressed out, perhaps even feeling fat
but not eating a lot – just stressed out to the max.
I’m gonna ask you to meditate and get ready to bat!

Bunt that away from you. Stress is not yours to keep.
I’m Qui
Good morning baby, I’m a word lover – like no other, touching on The C.

Eh yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW

In Communication, fitness, Griot, News, Science, Self Improvement, weightloss on September 6, 2017 at 4:30 am

 

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It’s that time again, just before the Arizona sun rises
that I produce for you a topic or two in griot vises.

Let me frame the scenes and set them in place
before laying them out onto this digital space.

I could hammer out a myriad of thoughts and a myriad of views
from all that is good in life to the anxious whoa’s & dangerous lows of world news.

Where shall I start? I’d much prefer to talk about you.
What’s good with you today? Do tell, what you’re up to?

What’s on your agenda? How do you chart the day to go?
In all of your doing and career pursuing don’t forget your flow.

As it pertains to your energy. Please acknowledge when you need to pause or rest.
You can not perform at peak when forgoing eat and sleep; this will not yield you your best.

jumping-jacks.gifToday is a good day to hump onto an opportunity that’s been staring you in the eyes,
it’s easy it’s free and it will bode well for thee – get back to EXERCISE!

Eh, yo! How’s your ENERGETIC FLOW?
If you need a tune up – others may already know. 🙂

Did you rise early today? Did you meditate?
Did you stretch and talk to your body in relate?

I did...
and I thought about you, kid.

At present I am up sipping jo and preparing myself to go out.
The sun is on the rise, I’ve got sunny-anticipations in my eyes
I’ve got to explore what this feeling is about.

What about you? If you see me in transit don’t hesitate to lightly nudge me.
I want to bid you Namaste, hear about your day
and of course encourage you to hug me.

I’m blazing and on fire with happiness and hope today,
I’m Qui
ISO the energy: Qi  as well as peeping your flow today.
‘Looking good. Hey-ey.

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Ignore the cute dance.

Always yield your best energy.
There is no substitute synergy.
So put the candy down!
[Talking to self] 

 

A Sippin’ Summer

In Communication, fitness, Griot, News, Self Improvement, Travel on August 4, 2017 at 4:30 am

sippin-cup-stirerIt’s hot outside here in Phoenix – triple digits can be a bummer.
I’ve not ever been much of a drinker, but this is A Sippin’ Summer.

And I wonder what’s good at the bar?
I’m a writer, my sport is to “observe” spar.

I can truly sit and sip for hours and if it’s water – I’ve no limits.
Surely you’ve seen writers doing this sort of sport in the special Olympics?

No? Oh. Writers are still to be considered “special folk.”
The day they allow us into the Olympics will be “all that she wrote.”

And so I’ve taken to working-out with intent, again.
My birthday is around the corner and I want to spend

a good deal of time feeling good and having fun.
I think I’ll take to the skies and travel for a new destination sum.

The den of August is a Leo’s YUM!
Meow and Rawr! I love this month!

It’s perfect for Six Flags, it’s perfect for night walks,
it’s perfect for girl time and lots of mimosa talks.

Today is Friday and I feel it in my hair
Creativity consumes my mind, you can see it in my stare.

Get into my glare. Be the muse that fashions the scripted runner.
I’ll be sitting at the bar being true to this Sippin’ Summer.

Don’t you worry about what’s in my glass, I’m grown and uninhibited this month.
It’s water anyway, I need a clear mind to create – So rounds? I buy a bunch.

sippin-summer-Kristen-Wiig-wineIt is that kind of season.
Building writes of excite
is my chief reason.

I’ll be sitting table-side to the bar as I sip.
I won’t be doing it alone, I’ll be sipping with script.

Yes kinfolk, I am pregnant indeed.
The intro pages thus far, are a real steamy read.

I’m still in the build – I’m still in ACT 1.
A well laid foundation won’t easily be undone

and it’s so much fun. I see a little bit of you all in it.
I’ve been sippin’ your flavor, it’s a great way to spin script.

I like the way it tastes, you’ve got bite, you’re a bit of a gunner!
I confess your kool-aid is a hit and provides an awesome Sippin’ Summer.

This must be a fear to those closest to me; their darkened dim
that I would script a story or character that is fashioned after them.

All I can say to that is,

Get over yourself and please do it quick!
You know that you’re
all that – Of course you’re influencing my scripts!

So tell me more …

Please read that as a ‘flattering quip.’ Life ain’t much without diversity.
I blog, you read, WordPress serves the feed – our relationship is a working key

on so many levels. Remember “all the worlds a stage,”
I’m Qui
Enjoying A Sippin’ Summer with thee on this literal Friday.
Go out, have fun and if you see me, say “Hey!