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Monthly Archives: July 2006

Travel and Human Nature

by Nikki Woods on Friday, July 28, 2006

I must admit; mentally I was not prepared for my trip to New York. There wasn’t anything particularly wrong it’s just that I really wanted to stay home, spend time with my children, read a good book, soak in the hot tub – things I really enjoy. I wasn’t looking forward to the long lines, security checks, hotel room stays and rude travelers that accompany most business trips. Follow me, because I’m trying to set the scene. [...]

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I Am NOT My Hair

by Nikki Woods on Thursday, July 20, 2006

“Good hair is the kind of hair that stays on your head,” is often what I say in response to any kind of hair discussion, unless of course, you are bald by choice and proud of it. Michael Jordan is an excellent example of that.

Unfortunately “good” hair versus “bad” hair, the debate – often heated and always charged – continues. “Good” hair normally describing hair that is close to the texture of a white person’s hair [...]

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I Don’t Ever Want To Get A Job!

by Nikki Woods on Thursday, July 13, 2006

I know it sounds weird but it’s true. I don’t want a job. I worked a job once and determined two weeks into it that I never wanted to work one again. And before you even ask the question, of course I have bills to pay, children to feed and me to spoil which all requires money.

Of course I had to make certain sacrifices. I went back to school to get a [...]

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All I Ever Did Was Love A Man

by Nikki Woods on Saturday, July 8, 2006

“All I Ever Did Was Love A Man” was the name of the book that was chosen as the July selection for one of my book clubs. I read it in less than three hours over the Fourth of July weekend. The debut novel by Dr. Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey is part-fiction, part self-help novel that educates readers on the reality of AIDS.

The main character, Sabrena, had a challenging search for love until a doctors’ visit changed her [...]

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