Flower of the Day – October 14, 2017 – Orange tulip

Originally posted on Cee's Photo Challenges:
Feel free to add your floral photo to the comments. This way we can all enjoy everyone’s flowers. I decided for the month of October I’m going to be posting flowers that have some sort of orange in them.  Remember you don’t have to have an orange flower…

Derek Jeter Becomes 1st Black CEO of Major League Baseball Team, the Miami Marlins

GOOD BLACK NEWS Derek Jeter (photo via tvone.tv) via tvone.tv Former New York Yankee Derek Jeter has officially become the first African-American CEO of a Major League Baseball team. The 43-year-old, is also part owner of the Miami Marlins, joining only one other African-American in that specific role (Magic Johnson‘s Los Angeles Dodgers). And if […]

Artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to Paint Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama for Smithsonian

GOOD BLACK NEWS Barack Obama and Michelle Obama (photo via artnews.com) by Alex Greenberger via artnews.com The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. has commissioned Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint Barack and Michelle Obama’s portraits, respectively, the Wall Street Journal reports. Both portraits will be unveiled next year when they are added to the […]

Saturday Mix – Opposing Forces, 14 October 2017

Originally posted on Mindlovemisery's Menagerie:
Welcome to the Saturday Mix,?14 October 2017! This week we are dipping our toes into the pool of OPPOSITES. Our challenge is all about “opposing forces” and the use of antithesis in our writing. You will need to use the two opposing words in your response – which can…

October 14th is National Dessert Day!

Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays:
Today’s Dessert Quote: “A party without dessert is just a meeting” ~Julia Child Top Five Most Popular Desserts in the US: Fudge Chocolate cake Chocolate chip cookies Brownies Ice cream Today’s Food History 1906 Joseph Farwell Glidden died. Glidden, an Illinois farmer, received a patent for the first…

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