I Had My 13 Yr Old Nephew Here for 3 Weeks and Now I TOTALLY Think I Can Parent…

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I have no clue who these people are—it’s a stock image I found on the web

So before I embarked on a nearly three-week trip around Europe, my thirteen-year-old nephew from Georgia came to stay with me for three weeks. Now while a lot of teens would rather watch paint dry than to be with their aunties for nearly a month, my nephew was happy because I’m fun as fuck so he considered it an honor. OK, well, I think he would have been happy being with anyone from the family really as long as he got to be in the big city of New York…lol. But I am cool—kinda :/

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People Who Don’t Understand Racism Boggle My Mind

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This country can be funny sometimes. It’s like Chris Rock said in one of his stand-up comedy shows (I think the one where he had the silver suit on) “America is like that uncle who put you through college…but molested you along the way.” Okay maybe that was an odd analogy but America has a problem with race (duh) and one of the biggest problems is that too many people don’t know exactly what racism is. Some of them are more appalled at the word racist than they are the actual act of racism.

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I’m Headed to Europe!!!

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Yeah, I know it’s June but this is the most “I’m getting up outta here” pic of me I could easily access…lol.
Photo: Nasilele Photography

So I actually knew for a while that I was going to be in Europe next month—I have this thing where I typically don’t announce stuff until it’s actually happening—as in right-that-second happening. It’s because: 1. I don’t want to jinx things and 2. it’s something I kind of adapted to when I was a financial sales person (yeah, I did the finance thing for a bit) where one of our sales trainers told us that whenever we sign a big ticket—like $250,000 or more—to act like we sign big tickets ALL THE TIME. Don’t be going in there salivating and super-hyped over a sale because it makes you look like an amateur and what client continues to let an amateur handle even more of their money? I mean, if there was one thing I let carry over from that sub-prime mortgage, kill-the-economy world, it was that…lol.

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Welp, Here’s My Personal Blog!

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Photo: Nasilele Photography

Heyyyy!

I’m Danielle. I’m from Queens. You might know me from my other blog I’ve been running for what will be a decade next year: The Style and Beauty Doctor. I’ve been over there styling and beauty doctoring and doing my thing, but I wanted to also have another space to write about random things I want to write about. I’ve had this personal blog before—in fact I have NO CLUE what happened to the files from the other personal blog, but ah well.

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