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“Music is the Best Medicine” (……. a.k.a., “The Soundtrack of My Life”) Track #6: “Ascension” -Maxwell

Stopping back by the “Urban Hang Suite”, Twenty-Sumthin’-Sumthin’ Years Later….. The joke was on me when I played Maxwell’s “Ascension” to start my Eleven Song Playlist of all-Maxwell cuts, for a Forty year old Sista’ out on my terrace while barbecuing after dark… See, so much of my music is outdated, “Pre-Histroic” as my nephew […]

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Body (Part 46), a.k.a., “Little Red Corvette” (…the “Fit in Red” Slideshow)

"I guess I should have known, by the way you parked your car sideways….." "….it wouldn't last". "See, you're the kind of person, that believes in making out once, " "….Love em' and Leave em' fast".

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One Shining Moment!! (The Official NCAA College Basketball 2019 March Madness Video)

….never get tired of watching [and posting] this video every year!!! [below] The official "One Shining Moment" video, 2019 ~stay healthy~

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Report finds Seafood Fraud to be not only Running Rampant, but Dangerous to the Health of Seafood Eaters….

In a test of fish bought in 24 states and the District of Columbia, Oceana found consumers weren't getting what they paid for.  If you order a filet of snapper at a restaurant, you probably expect to be served snapper. But a new report suggests there's a strong chance you'll be getting something else. Oceana, […]

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Misty Copeland Releases Her Self Designed “Signature Collection” of Fitness and Casual Apparel

“I wanted a line where we could feel fierce in the gym, and at the same time, feel confident wearing the same look out to dinner, running errands or living our everyday lives.” – Misty Copeland "This collection is about being able to mix it up and not having just one look. That’s who we […]

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Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese Pro Soccer Player, Still Playing at Age 52…

The door to the gymnasium opened, and a man in his early 50s walked in. He [Kazuyoshi Miura] was dapperly dressed in a cream-coloured three-piece suit, pale pink shirt, burned orange tie and gleaming dark brogues. His black hair was styled in a rakish quiff, and his goatee was neatly trimmed. A red rose was […]

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“Music is the Best Medicine” (……. a.k.a., “The Soundtrack of my Life”) Track #5: “Purple Haze” -Jimi Hendrix

I knew even as a kid that someday I would be doing a "Purple Haze" cover…… Rewind "forty-something" years, me and my crew are on our way to the school yard to play some baseball….. …we hear a garage band blaring some Roll & Roll a couple of blocks away, so we take a quick […]

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Studies Link Hormone Disrupting Chemicals in Axe Deodorants and Body Sprays to Prostate Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Other Ailments

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Axe products are loaded with endocrine disrupting chemicals. Endocrine disruptorsare exogenous, synthetic chemicals that have hormone-like effects on both humans and wild-life and interfere with the endocrine system by either mimicking or blocking our natural hormones and disrupting their respective body functions. Member scientists of the Endocrine Society issued a report in […]

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Home Cookin’ !!! Hawaiian Recipes for “The Woman in the Waves”, in an Oceanfront Maui, Hawaii Crib

[next 4 food photos] Hawaiian Chicken Sewers with Cilantro Coconut Rice (more info further down) I think very few readers care about the deeper meanings of my "music themes" I slip into my blog posts. But in case Aliens are trying to decipher the hidden meanings in my blog 15,000 years from now, I better […]

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Tyson and Perdue recall over 50 Tons of Chicken Nuggets After Reports of Contamination with Wood and Rubber

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets after consumers reported finding soft, blue pieces of rubber inside the popular food. The recall comes in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service and applies to the company’s Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold in five pound […]

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“Short Story Long”, a.k.a., “The Adventures of Lee Litumbe” … (Part 8), Mozambique, East Africa

…one "Nomad" [myself] "non-vicariously" 🙂 enjoying the travels of another nomad [Lee Litumbe] Lee Litumbe "slays" again with her stunning visuals in her article on her "Spirited Pursuit" website on her trip to Mozambique, in Southeast Africa… Although Lee's travel inspirations are a good thing for me, in a way, they are a "bad thing" […]

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“Short Story Long”, a.k.a., “The Adventures of Lee Litumbe” … (Part 7), The La Mamounia Hotel and Spa, Marrakech, Morocco

…one “Nomad” [myself] “non-vicariously” 🙂 enjoying the travels of another nomad [Lee Litumbe] Hey Lee Litumbe, YA’ KILLING ME, YA’ KILLING ME!!! And I’m not talking about looks or beauty and all that, though you are “easy on my eyes” 🙂 I’m talking about how the visuals of your travel adventures provoke and inspire me….

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*** REDUX *** (Do Over) Alicia Keys: “If I Ain’t Got You” –Music is the Best Medicine (a.k.a., “The Soundtrack of My Life”)

To go to the original post with the new song, click any of the 4 photos or CLICK HERE I was never happy with how my original version of this song sounded (they say that ALWAYS happens to a musician’s first song). So, now that I got my “ears right” and my “studio software right”, […]

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New in “The Wanderlust Food Diaries”: “Grab Your Hat, Here We Go” (… to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos Island, Caribbean)

On the Menu: “Grab Your Hat, Here We Go” !!! ……another Tropical Lunch Spread To go to the full Bajacu post, click any of the 5 photos or click here To go to the full Bajacu post, click any of the photos above or click here

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay out a $4.7 Billion Settlement to women who claim they got Ovarian Cancer from J&J Baby Powder

[above] Krystal Kim is one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson. A jury awarded the women $4.69 billion in July, and that decision was upheld by a judge on Wednesday [photo source: New York Times]. Johnson & Johnson lost its motion on Wednesday to reverse a jury verdict that awarded $4.69 […]

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“Music is the Best Medicine” (……. a.k.a., “The Soundtrack of my Life”) Track #4: “Take Me With U” -Prince

I know I’m taking a big risk by investing three months of my life to create my version of a Prince song, only to possibly have it deleted off YouTube… …but this couldn’t be a true so-called “Soundtrack of my Life”, with out a few Prince songs, and “Take Me With You” would absolutely have […]

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Food for Thought: Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article (…shut me down, but they won’t shut me up)

My first thought was "Whatever….I'm actually flattered, because it's proof I've been onto some truth". Besides, if the spiritual forces that have me preaching on health and wellness want me to continue, Pinterest can't stop me, because my 'Gods' are stronger than your 'Gods' (or your devils, or whomever is controlling you). ..after investigating this […]

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Studies Surfacing that Electromagnetic Energy from Fitness Trackers might contribute to many ailments, including Cancer

You have to look at this as a "caution article" and an "opinion article". I don't know everything, I'm still learning, and I don't like to come off on the web as the "Guru of Absolute Truth". Unfortunately, the internet won't help you much researching this issue for yourself. Why? Because profit driven Corporations often […]

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Body (Part 45), a.k.a., “Computer Blue II” (…a Body Paint Slideshow)

Not that it matters, but the reason I call it "Computer Blue II", is my previous Body Paint slideshow was originally named "Computer Blue"…… ….after one of my Fav' "Prince and the Revolution" cuts. ….but, they were deleting Prince songs from YouTube then, so I had to rename it to "Body (Part 39) a.k.a., 'It's […]

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Men’s Health: Michael B Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for his Roles in “Creed” and “Black Panther”

When I look at the details, actor Michael B. Jordan's so called "secrets" to getting to his now "Super Buffed" physique, are not really secrets from my point of view…… …..they're just "basic stuff". The "secret" is to master doing them consistently, as pertains to eating, and intensely as pertains to exercise. …and that's a […]

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New in “Dinner and a Movie”: “Creed”

On the Menu: The GAIA Health Blog, Healthy version of a……. Philly Cheesesteak “Jawn” (….click here or click either photo to go to article)

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The New [Superfood] Kids on the Block (Part 14): The Amla Berry

Normally, it seems, every year, I'm led instinctively to add another superfood to my regiment.  However, nothing had "called my name" this year, that is, until I ran across the Amla Berry…… As I keep saying, superfoods are the best way to fight disease, especially from  a preventative perspective…. …as superfoods allow the body's own […]

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“Music is the Best Medicine” (……. a.k.a., “The Soundtrack of my Life”) Track #3: “Straight Cold Player” -Lenny Kravitz

My track number "3" , in my so-called "Soundtrack of my Life", is from the Lenny Kravitz album/CD simply titled "5" …… …Lenny's album/CD, "5", is my favorite of all Lenny's CDs. Not over analyzing it, but I think I loved Lenny's "5" because he explores a little Soul, R&B, and funk, with heavy backbeats, […]

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“Dressed to Grill” …Sophisticated Skewers (Part 9)

[above] Painting entitled "Low Country Cookout" by John W. Jones in order to purchase painting, go here [next 4 food photos below]  Tomato Basil Chicken Skewers (more info further down) Labor day weekend always means juuuuuust enough warm weather left to try out at least a few more skewer recipes that ran across and have […]

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“Body”, (Part 47)
a.k.a. “TIME (Part 2)”
(…another “Fit after 40” Slideshow)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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Grapefruit, Fennel, and Avocado Salad

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Jerk Wings

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“Heaven Help” – Lenny Kravitz
(….my Cover Version of the best “Black Love” song EVER!!!)

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Coconut Lime Chicken

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Planning the Perfect “Picnic Date” at an Esparanza Spalding Concert

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Chocolate Espresso Waffles

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“Sustainable Lenny” !!!
(…a sneak peek inside Lenny Kravitz’s Farm and Ranch)

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Salmon with Orange and Thyme

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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Mango Chicken

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Potato and Egg Bake w/Rosemary

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply  just 3 days after switching to natural makeup  (…a recent study says)

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Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs Skillet

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Chicken, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Buckwheat Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Cilantro-Lime Chicken Wings

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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