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Joan's Latest Blogs

Jan.09.2014 - 4:30 pm
Because of my good friend, vocalist Sandra Kaye, from Dallas, TX, I had the great good fortune to perform in Shanghai, Beijing, and Tianjin China for five months in 2006. As a...
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Nov.12.2013 - 9:19 pm
THIS IS TO BE A FAMOUS LETTER This is to be a famous letter. My life is deeply enmeshed in yours. You blossom in the corner of my mind and live there. The image laughs with me. We...
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Sep.20.2013 - 2:13 pm
What does it mean when your get up and go got up and went? Am I tired? Am I depressed? Am I bored? Life's changes tend to send us in a tailspin and, much like childbirth, after...
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Feb.19.2013 - 7:38 am
This year, after living in a spacious two-bedroom, two-bath apartment on a gorgeous lake for six years, I have uprooted my life to downsize. Downsize. This is a word that has...
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Reviews I've Written

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22.Jan.2009
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Live-blogging the “American Idol” premiere by Leslie Gray Streeter | January 13th, 2009 | American Idol Katrina Darrell, aka Bikini Girl Katrina Darrell, aka Bikini Girl 8:00 PM:...

Comments from Joan

Oct.10.2013 - 5:57 am
In response to: "And they said It Couldn't be Done!" by Judy Joy Jones
Judy, You always hit the mark, when it comes to being inspirational. I just hung up the phone, speaking with a man, who...
Mar.06.2013 - 7:26 am
In response to: 'Don't Touch Our Bodies Without Permission...ONE BILLION RISING!' by Judy Joy Jones
A'isha, The key is collaboration and collective resistance against violence, marginalization, and omission from the...
Feb.26.2013 - 12:16 pm
In response to: 'Don't Touch Our Bodies Without Permission...ONE BILLION RISING!' by Judy Joy Jones
It is imperative that the voices of women be heard. By any means necessary, women must awaken and express themselves....
Feb.10.2011 - 7:30 pm
In response to: A Story is Never Just a Story: A Follow-Up to a Washington Post article
Dolen, I've just blogged about you on my blog. Read the response from Gene Tinnie about this subject. http://...
Feb.09.2011 - 10:03 am
In response to: A Story is Never Just a Story: A Follow-Up to a Washington Post article
The stories of black women are being told more and more, these days. I've often wondered how white women felt, when...