DJ Lady Luck Presents… Songs of Collective Work and Responsibility

Habari gani, everyone! [What'ssssssss happening, my people!] This month, it's all about Ujima. [Collective work and Responsibility.] Noooooooooo, don't go checking your calendars! Your DJ is not mistaking April 2018 for December 2017.  Wayyyyyyy too much goodness has taken place for that to happen. It's just that with the start of a this new month - the … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Songs of Collective Work and Responsibility

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Life’s Surprises: When Winter Weather Finally Gives Way to Spring

Almost two weeks after the fact... And feeling like the pace it took me to "work my way" through this winter season sweet treat...   April is here... and so are the sounds, scents, and weather of spring.  This time, to stay - no fooling, y'all! So, have a beautiful and blessed start to your … Continue reading Life’s Surprises: When Winter Weather Finally Gives Way to Spring

Creative Mindfulness and Me

  Today, I attended a creative writing and mindfulness workshop at the public library in town.  This was my second writing workshop for the month and, truth be told, my second writing workshop since starting this personal journey back in 2010 (more officially in 2015) to write publicly. The program's creative writing aspect was obviously … Continue reading Creative Mindfulness and Me

Completing the Circle in 2017 to Start Afresh in 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! Please pardon my month of silence... I chose not to blog at all last month so that I may savor December 2017 - and the last 31 days in my initial year of simple living and intentional work. And for the most part, I believe the month off from writing rewarded … Continue reading Completing the Circle in 2017 to Start Afresh in 2018

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Laura Mvula

Hellooooooooooo everyone, and happy happy happy NOVEMBER!!!!! That's right, my signature month of the year has finally arrived. For those of you not in the know, November is your DJ's fav-o-rite (said like JJ's "dy-no-mite") month - full of my most beloved holidays, views of nature in its richest colors, and (*gasp*) day of birth! So, big things seem to … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Laura Mvula

Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

Welcome to another edition of Ms. Lu's Library! (Well, actually... this is the second take on the last edition of Ms. Lu's Library.)   So, as a reader, you know how this typically goes... You settle on your next book to read, start knocking out pages (and taking notes even), but THEN... then you come … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer (Take 2): My Book Finds at the National Museum of the American Indian

DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

*Disclaimer: This post is a retrospect of my immediate thoughts about the life and musical influence of Prince during the week following his death last April. I've chosen to complete the draft I started at that time and post it in honor of him on the first anniversary of his death. * Ode to Prince: The Purple … Continue reading Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Meklit Hadero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qC8feW4gomo   What's up, what's up, what's up my lovely people! Gooooooooooooood Wednesday and happy February! It's me, your lady DJ following up January's intro broadcasts to the show with a beautifully sensuous song and video to kick off the new month! That's right, it's time to get your feelings flowing and pockets ready for 28 days … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Meklit Hadero