Metronomy at The Irving Plaza

  Yesterday night I went to the concert of an English music group. The band is named METRONOMY, and is compose of three men and a woman. They are coming from England, and have started to play music together in 1999. Since this date they have released only three albums and became really famous in…

Cheers to E-Harmony….I think?

He’s:  Humorous  Intelligent  Attractive  Goal oriented  Great Career  Patient  Family-oriented  Trust worthy  Honest Outgoing..All the good stuff For all of these reasons you have been emailing, talking on the phone and sending pictures back and forth for the past 6mths. However, the two of you happen to live in 2 different states, but have finally…

Slaves Obey Your Masters Billboard: Racism or Over-Sensitivity?

Recently, a controversial billboard with a depiction of a slave bound by a four-pronged iron collar was erected in Pennsylvania, a few blocks from the state capitol. The good news is that it was vandalized, defaced, and labeled as a hate crime less than 24 hours after appearing… The ad was created and funded by…

France is in chock since Monday

On Monday 19th of March 2012 a tragic event happened at Toulouse. Toulouse is a town on the south of France.  In fact, three children and one adult have been killed at the front of a Jewish school at 8:30 am. Children were 8, 6 and 3 years old. The killer has, few days before,…

My Spring Break Food

This week was spring break, so I should write something special for this week. Then today I would like to show my cooking skill. Every friday’s night, my duty is cooking. I always make Thai ‘s food for my cousins. We usually have a small party at my aunt place. This week was lucky them…

Fighting Back!

I’ve been living with this disease for the past two and a half years, and I’m still getting adjusted to it. Halle Berry, Nick Jonas, Tracy Morgan and NBA player Gary Forbes (just to name a few) has it…and so do I. You may be wondering what “IT” is…well it’s Type 1 diabetes. Growing up I was always skinny, healthy and…

Is Landing a New Job Worth Losing Your Privacy?

With the job as competitive as ever, it is no surprise that companies are going through great lengths to screen job applicants. Before I landed my current job, I went on an interview at a magazine where the HR person told me she had received over  700 resumes in response to the job posting. It…

When movies encounter Fashion…

Last night, I watched the movie Paradise Kiss with my friend to just kill time, this film was adapted by the manga series  written and illustrated by Ai Yazawa who was also famous for writing the comic NANA. In fact, the whole film seemed just like a magnificent dream, which left in the end was just the butterfly…

When Justice ISNT Served!

It’s hard growing up in America. It’s even harder growing up Black in America. Don’t believe me? Just ask the parents of Florida teen Travyon Martin. They had the very sad, and upsetting tale of burying their 17-year old son after he was gunned down while visting his father in Sanford by the neighborhood “watchman.”…

Is sex education the answer?

Those who are following news, chances are that you have heard of a former Rutgers student Ravi Dharun’s spying case. An Indian immigrant student, Dharun was convicted last week on charges of biased intimidation and invading privacy, emanating from his decision to set up a computer camera to spy on Tyler Clementi, his roommate at…

Emotional Programming – LOVE AS SEEN ON TV?

The other day I had an interesting conversation with a friend about love as seen on TV. Afterwards, I started thinking…when did we first learn about love? When did we first learn about romantic love? As little girls, the thrill of romance is engraved in our minds. But where did it start? Did we first…

Disney cruise vacation

Me and my husband decided to embark on a new adventure that we never tried before, since I am a mother of 2 my son who is turning 2 years of age, and my daughter whose birthday is close by and will be turning 6 very soon. We desperately wanted this spring break vacation to…