Miami Carnival Review 2011

(Just adding content to my blog, this is an old review of last year carnival) This year Miami Carnival has certainly been different, from the costume collection down to the weather.  Last year after a dismal stage crossing with Party People, I still decided to give them another chance this year and I played with them again, only of course to face another dismal crossing of the stage. I understand all revelers want to cross the stage, but when you have…

Gel Nail Polish

For the past few years, I had been putting gel powder or once or twice acrylic powder on my nails.  Well father time is now making me feel the effect of it.  The nails are all so pretty and perfect but the long-term effect on the nails is not that pretty.  My natural nails have grown brittle and break so easily.  I hate the feeling of not having something on my nails now, but I didn’t want to put no…

No Ice-Cream Party!

So my son has (well had) an ice-cream party to go to for his after-school program.  The whole week that is all I am hearing and reminding me of turning in the money.  So last night we had a meeting for Mackie's program, and as soon as I pick them up first question out of my mouth is do you guys have homework.  He was the first to say yes and it has already been completed.  Of course, I had…

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells.  It affects more than 72,000 Americans, primarily those of African heritage, but also those of Arabian, Asian, Caribbean, Indian, Mediterranean, and South and Central American ancestry.  The disease is a lifelong condition that may result in serious health problems. Complications can include painful episodes (crises), anemia (low hemoglobin), organ damage, infections, lung problems, leg ulcers, bone damage and strokes. Here are some first hand experiences of someone close to my…