Monthly Archives: July 2011

{True Heroes} How 9/11 First Responders Are Being Treated…

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”   – Martin Luther King Jr. If you haven’t been following the plight of 9/11 First Responders to have their medical bills covered, now is a good time to educate yourself about what is happening.  It’s not often I get…

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{$%&!} An Eulogy for Cursing….

After a wonderfully-long and tumultuous existence, we bid farewell to a cluster of words that are over-used, misrepresented and often misguided. These words, ever-changing in the vocabulary of our daily lives have come to almost a complete halt in our online personas…. maybe, kinda. Recently, on my private Facebook wall, I actually uttered a naughty word. For those that know…

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{Protect and Serve} How Gymboree Lost Customers and Gained Insight…

“Brand loyalty is not about winning. It is about giving consumers the opportunity to feel open and converse with you about any issue.” Remember a year ago when we discussed Energizer’s giveaway fail? Seems like more and more, companies are handing over important information to the public without realizing it. Retail giant, Gymboree sent out an…

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{To The Moon} … Where Did Our Dreams Go?

“Political and cost-cutting measures have resulted in the end of NASA’s manned space program. As a result, we will have to rely on commercial spaceflight companies. I was originally against the idea of having commercial companies lead us in space, but have since realized it’s better to have them … than not have anything at…

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{She Loves Me} Infinity Hawaii’s…

In just a few hours, I’m heading out to a video shoot.  When faced with the crippling decision of preparing for the shoot with an actual hair appointment, (I’m partial to ponytails,) or a real make-up artist, (who might be disgusted digging through my make-up drawer,) I chose to spend an extra few hours with…

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4th of July, 2011

  “As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.” – Marian Anderson   Today’s few words are dedicated not to those years ago who fought tirelessly for our rights as a nation,…

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