Just going through my luggage, clearing out some things to make way for enlightenment
Friday, April 14, 2006RANDOMMESS
It's truly been a mess of a week and I'm so very glad to get to the end of this one. I'm broke, stressed the hell out and yesterday my doctor told me that I'm developing an ulcer. When it rains...
As I navigate through Bloggerville I become more amazed and amused each day. My Featured Destinations swell as I discover more people who brighten and enlighten. I owe much of the fact that I spend most of my morning reading blogs to ProfessorGQ, who tagged my ass last week to answer some revealing questions. I didn't take off much, but some of the tagged laid it bare! I love it!
New additions (that Additions not Edition BBBjr!)... the alpha male. I relate to crazy artists. Birds of a feather they say. If anyone in Atlanta reads this, jump in your Hyundai Excel with the spinners and head on over to the 4th Annual Spaghetti Junction Urban Film Festival (http://www.sjuff.com/) in Decatur this weekend. He will be there for the screening of his film "The Ties that Bind." Bring $10 to cover the cost of being entertained.
AngryBlackBitch has captured my heart. I love a woman who can use the "b" word and maintain grace and style. She tore me up earlier this week with a post about her late father. It was a wonderful testament to the little things that parents do that impact our entire lives. It made me think of my own Daddy.
Blah Blah Blah is killing me over at Blopty Bloop. This sista's stories of New York put Carrie Bradshaw and the rest of those Sex and the City Beckys to shame. Please check out the soap opera in progress. She will have you howling.
E's was the first blog I ever read. Once I started blogging, I stopped visiting. No shade. I was just engrossed in getting some stuff out of my head. I am now back to making frequent pilgrimages to half & half, tit & tat. Besides, I have love for all my Chicagoland peeps.
HoustonNY will have you standing in the middle of the floor with a puddle of pee between your legs. Well... maybe not, but I've laughed till the people in my office have come in to check on me. Terrance is absolutely hilarious. His Top Model series tops Tyra's HANDS DOWN!
I love the larry lyons experience! Now I understand the excitement surrounding his return to Bloggerville. Everyone was shoutin a brother out.
My Teenage Years has really taken me back to my youth...all those years ago! Charles X already amazed me with his insight and unique style of writing, but young Marz has taken it to an entirely different level with his observations of the world around him and his ability to write so honestly about them. I wish I'd had a friend like him when I was coming up.
I'd bumped into MDubb before in other folks' comment areas but I'd never visited his spot before. Glad I took the time. He talks about some relevant stuff... some trash too, but don't we all?
And I must really be as blonde and pretty as they say for not recognizing ReddMann as CW02 from Go.com and BlackPlanet... we go waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay back! I'm glad to see that we never really lose each other. The universe finds a way to keep folks connected.
Of course I'm still committed to my other featured destinations and keep stumbling across new places I want to visit everyday. There's a certain Brooklyn Diva I'm about to fall in love with.
A few weeks ago an "old friend" wandered back into my life and I allowed this person to piss all over the personal growth I've experienced in the past 18 months. I forgot that we tend to lose touch with people for a reason. Sometimes it's for our own good. I permitted this person to convince me that I had fallen back into old patterns and habits that had plagued me before I recognized the issue. It's absolutely amazing how people will play upon insecurities until they get at your core and tear away at it.
Result... increased stress... heightened tension... betrayed trust. Bottom line: IRREPARABLE DAMAGE. If there are people in your life that constantly piss on the parade and you still claim them as a friend, cyber surf on over to BeingBobbyBrownJr and ask him about assessing the value of "friends." Better yet... email him.
BORN ON THIS DAY - ASA PHILIP RANDOLPH
After living in the remote wilderness of Kentucky all his life, an old hillbilly decided it was time to visit the big city.
In one of the stores he picks up a mirror and looks in it. Not ever having seen one before, he remarked at the image staring back at him, "How about that! Here's a picture of my daddy."
He bought the 'picture', but on the way home he remembered his wife Lizzy didn't like his father, so he hung it in the barn, and every morning before leaving for the fields, he would go there and look at it.
Lizzy began to get suspicious of these many trips to the barn. One day after her husband left, she searched the barn and found the mirror.
As she looked into the glass, she fumed, "So that's the ugly bitch he's runnin' around with."