The “N” Word – A Commentary

N word

NIGGER (Merriam – Webster Online) Main Entry: nig·ger Pronunciation: \ˈni-gər\ Function: noun Etymology: alteration of earlier neger, from Middle French negre, from Spanish or Portuguese negro, from negro black, from Latin niger 1: usually offensive; a black person 2: usually offensive;  a member of any dark-skinned race 3: a member of a socially disadvantaged class … Read more

Thai "Tweet Up" in Atlanta

I attended my very 1st “Tweet Up” last nite.  What is a “Tweet Up” you might ask.  A “Tweet Up” is a meeting that takes place amongst people who are connected someway or another on Twitter.  This event was hosted by a Twitter friend of mine named @SwarthyDaisy.  @SwarthyDaisy and I have been friends on Twitter … Read more

Presidential Inauguration Day – 2009

I did not eat today, until after the Inauguration. My thought was that the inauguration of America’s 44th President – Barack Obama was something that I would never see in my lifetime. I did not want to take a chance and choke on my breakfast and miss the whole thing! Think about how many people … Read more