Monthly Archives: February 2012

Tangerine Tango: 2012’s Color– and Mine!

Post Halloween, I tend to stash my orange sweaters to the back of the drawer. Now,  Pantone, the Carlstadt, NJ- based design mavens declared 2012’s color of the year, Tangerine Tango. Sounds more like a cocktail than a clothing color. For … Continue reading

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Black Jockeys at the HOOD

Welcome to The HOOD; the House of Original Dreams. A state-funded program serving at-risk youth ages 16-21 in West Chester, PA, 35 miles outside of Philadelphia.   Here young people can prepare for the GED, learn job skills and life lessons.  … Continue reading

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Title IX: 40th Anniversary & A Daughter’s Recovery

Today is National Women and Girls in Sports Day.  And it’s the 40th Anniversary of Title IX.  I found this out by reading Sin City Siren’ s post:  http://sincitysiren.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/titleix-anniversary/ and was immediately reminded of an article I wrote a few … Continue reading

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