Living for the Weekend

  • Living for the Weekend, March 26

    “I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at the very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.” ~ Mel Brooks The festive crowds ...

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  • Living For the Weekend, March 11.

    If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.” – Sojourner Truth “I’m every ...

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  • Living for the Weekend, Feb. 26

    "If someone had told me that one day I would be standing in the White House and an African-American president would be presenting me the Medal of Freedom I would say, are you crazy? Are you out of your mind? It's just an impossible dream.”- Rep. John Lewis In honor of Black ...

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  • Living For the Weekend, Feb. 12

    “If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.” – Carter G. Woodson “Those that don't got it can't show it. Those that got it can't hide ...

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  • Living for the Weekend, Jan. 5

    “I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." – Jeremiah 29:11. “Through the mirror of my mind time after time, I see reflections of you and me; reflections of the way life used to ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    "Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming, ‘WOO HOO what a ride!’” – ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    “Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish.” – Francis C. Farley “It’s beginning to ...

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  • Living for the Weekend, Dec. 4

    “I am a black woman, the daughter of a dining car waiter; a black woman who could not buy a house eight years ago in parts of the District of Columbia. I didn't start out as a member of a prestigious law firm, but as a woman who needed a scholarship to go to school. […]

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  • Living for the Weekend, Nov. 20

    “Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience.” – […]

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  • Living for the Weekend, Nov. 6 – Nov. 12, 2010

    "This is the source of our confidence–the knowledge that God calls on us to shape an uncertain destiny." – President Barack Obama I arrived early to attend Morgan State University’s inauguration of their 12th president, Dr. David Wilson of this historical college. ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    "I would like to recapture that freshness of vision, which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. “- Henri Matisse “Living the Champagne Life” at the “Saturday Night Fish Fry” was the theme for my “one-night- only” ...

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  • Living for the Weekend

    “As a Negro, for instance, I do not need to go looking for ‘happenings’, the absurd, or the surreal, because I have seen things that neither Dali, Beckett, Ionesco, nor any of the others, could have thought possible.”- Romare Bearden The “summer wind” like ...

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