Showing posts from May, 2014

Maya Angelou "I Rise" poet has passed May 28 2014

An acclaimed American poet and autobiographer, Dr. Maya Angelou was Born on April 4th, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. Angelou has had a world renowned career as a singer, dancer, actress, composer, and Hollywood's first female black director, but is most famous as a writer, editor, essayist, playwright, and poet. As a civil rights activist, Angelou worked for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. She was also an educator and served as the Reynolds professor of American Studies at Wake Forest University. Still I Rise  You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise. Did you want to see me broken? Bowed head and lowered eyes? Shoulders falling down like teardrops, Weakened

Whats's In Your Cup?

What's in My cup? I've been on a smoothies  hunt since 2014 started. I must confess I started juicing but the clean up got to me. So I went back to my blender and hit that liquify button like crazy.  Sometimes when I'm working a lot I just decide to give my body some liquid fuel. So I go on my smoothies. It's been quite interesting that my taste buds have just grown to like my greens, having me feeling like Popeye the sailer girl. So here's some of my faves of the week oh wait it's just Tuesday lol  Found  an avocado smoothie. Hmmm Why use avocados? Well it has  Anti-Inflammatory Benefits.  The ability of the avocado to help prevent unwanted inflammation is absolutely unquestionable in the world of health research. The term "anti-inflammatory" is a term that truly applies to this delicious food. Avocado's anti-inflammatory nutrients. It's funny back home they call it (Pear). How does that sound well let's see all the nutrients that avocados