2015 Wrap Up
Dec29

2015 Wrap Up

2015 Year End Wrap continued from Leah Figures it Out Written by: Leah T. Johnson Song(s) of the Year   “First Time For Everything” 1) During 2015, I changed my hair (color and style) a lot and since I’m enjoying my hair journey it’ll continue into 2016. I wore curly bobs, wavy bobs, medium length hair, high buns, low buns, up-do’s,  and sleek and straight. Although purple is my favorite color, I did not (and will not) wear purple hair, not even streaks. 2) I also invested in my first bottle of perfume. Typically I wear a lot of scented lotions and body sprays, so I’ve never had a need to buy perfume. But, this Fall I got a whiff of “Si” by Giorgio Armani, purchased it, and haven’t looked back. “If It Ain’t Broke, don’t Fix it.” Certain rituals don’t need to be adjusted, I’m jus’ sayin’ 1) Monthly mani/pedi (this is my “me time”) and since I have a great friendship with my nail tech it’s nice to be able to see her monthly and catch up on things. 2) Knowing how to relax-ALONE. My dad’s personality has rubbed off on me, because just like him, when it’s time to shut down and enjoy some alone time (whether it’s spent reading, binge watching Youtube Videos, or listening to music) it’s time well spent and it’s necessary to being healthy. “The “ruh-roh” moment of the Year” Need I say anything more? …...

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The Wiz: Ease on Down the Road
Dec04

The Wiz: Ease on Down the Road

The 1975 classic “The Wiz” came to live life with a star-studded cast including Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Common, Ne-Yo, Stefanie Mills, Amber Riley, Uzo Aduba, Mary J. Blige, Elijah Kelly, and Introducing Shanice Williams as “Dorothy.” In my home, The Wiz has always been a classic, as it included celebrities whose work I love, such as the late Michael Jackson and Lena Horne. Here’s a clip from the original Watching The Wiz live on NBC recently solidified that this musical will always be a classic. Songs such as “You can’t Win,” Don’t Nobody Bring Me No Bad News,” and of course “Ease on Down the Road,” are all my favorites, and are a soulful spin on the scores from “The Wizard of Oz.” Click here to get more details about The Wiz Live, and behind the scenes...

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