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Some weekend television choices. . .

My two most favorite television programs from public television are back this weekend (July 23-24) on WTTW-TV in Chicago.

5 p.m. — “Rick Steves’ Europe” — Rick is visiting Amsterdam in this 2014 show. 58 more words


Weekend television picks. . .

It’s supposed to be a great weekend weather-wise in the Chicago area, so get out if you can and use your DVR for what I consider to be the top TV picks for this upcoming weekend (July 16-17). 215 more words


Children are for Show

We all know that the Nigerian ostentation is not limited to material possessions.  From the little things to the big things, we can flaunt with anything and everything.  459 more words


The Urban Poor Keeping Up Appearances must stop!

The moment I read it, I knew I had to write about it. I knew in my bones that this message had to appear on my blog and it had to be shared for all my followers to read and know that it’s not okay, not fair, not fine, not kind and not your destiny. 385 more words


Radio Therapy

In a grin and bear it society where one is reluctant to share that a job interview didn’t go well or that they are childless or single, I find it amazing that we love spilling out the gory details of our lives to the general public on radio. 424 more words



The place in your heart where you go to cry. Sometimes you have to keep up appearances, and still be able to ‘let it all out’. 11 more words

Astonishing Quality from an Underestimated Brush


I use paint brushes on a regular basis.

New, good brushes are expensive. I get as good a quality as I can afford when I buy them. 192 more words

Art As Work