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About Me: First I would like to say, RIP DADDY, I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU AND MAKE YOU PROUD. Rev. L. Wilson Jan 23, 1939- January 26, 2003 In Memory of a Loving Father. D & R Photos for Less "We'll beat any price, cause our price is right." Holla at ya gurl, sike nah. Wassup yall! Yall know me. I'm an alumna of Montclair S. U. now! Been one since Aug 2nd 2007. I was a Geography major and concentrating in Environmental Studies. I'm an alumna of Arts High School and a resident of Newark, NJ. I love basketball and other sports. My favorite team is the WNBA's New York Liberty. I'm a nice down to earth person. I'm also a Michael Jackson Tribute Artist.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Making the News Nationally!

I wanna thank Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker for his heroic work on Monday after the 2010 Holiday Blizzard pushing cars out the snow and helping streets get plowed. Just by recording him and taking photos, they aired on ABC 7 Good Morning America, Fox 5 News and The Weather Channel. I'm so excited for this honor and I would love to thank my honorable Mayor Cory Booker for working as hard as he did.

My clip featured in this segment:

Newark Mayor Booker Bolsters Reputation with Blizzard Diaper Delivery: MyFoxNY.com

Courtesy Fox5News

Courtesy of ABC News

Photos I took of my tv screen:

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

My Photo and Video Featured on NY Daily News Website

What turned out to be a random moment turned out to be a quite cool one. I tweeted a photo and video to my mayor, Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker last night to wake up to various positive feedback from tweets all over. The City of Newark and the Mayor Cory Booker loved my work. I didn't think it would get around like and to the attention of the NY Daily News. They requested my permission to use and credit my photo and video clip of Mayor Cory Booker helping local residents get through and out of the unplowed streets of Newark with man-power. I was quite honored that they would want to use my photograph and video.
Mayor Cory Booker's response was:CoryBooker Wow! That's kind of awesome.

Wow what a snow day for me?! :-)

The link is to the article is "Sore-backed Newark Mayor Cory Booker uses Twitter to rescue citizens, dig out cars, deliver diapers" Written by NY Daily News Staff Writer ANJALI MULLANY

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2010/12/28/2010-12-28_sorebacked_newark_mayor_cory_booker_uses_twitter_to_rescue_citizens_dig_out_cars.html#ixzz19T0dcFIc

Here are just a few tweets I received. Thank You!

*CoryBooker Cory Booker
Thanx 4 catching me in action RT @brixcitygurl Mayor Booker helping residents through the storm today. Thanks! http://twitpic.com/3ke5vh

*unfederaling annemariefowler
RT @brixcitygurl Mayor Booker helping residents through the storm today. Thanks! http://twitpic.com/3ke5vh

*sidneylogan sidneylogan
RT @BrixCityGurl @corybooker helping residents through the storm today. Thanks! http://twitpic.com/3ke5vh

*sexythinker Amanda Hite
Amazed watchin him on twitter today. True hero-> @CoryBooker RT @brixcitygurl Mayor helping residents thro storm .http://twitpic.com/3ke5vh

*bobhellman Bob Hellman
@BrixCityGurl All good! It's a GREAT pic! btw, @CoryBooker ~> U rock.

*Semishark Liz
@noboa @monktonsam @_lukieskywalker @shoq I should give credit to @brixcitygurl, who took that great picture of @CoryBooker that I tweeted.

*CityofNewarkNJ City of Newark
Thanks for this video! Youtube - Newark Mayor @CoryBooker helping residents, one street at a time: http://bit.ly/hcwyVX

*CityofNewarkNJ City of Newark
@BrixCityGurl Thanks!! Love it!

*noboa Raf Noboa y Rivera
That picture of @CoryBooker I tweeted earlier? It was taken by @BrixCityGurl. Thanks to @Semishark for the h/u.

*NewarkPress Realism Hargrave
@BrixCityGurl Nice work! If u r interested in reporting on the city of Newark pls send an email 2 citizenjournalist@newarkpresscompany.com

*nydailynews New York Daily News
Maybe @CoryBooker can give @MikeBloomberg a Twittorial after clean-up - Newark mayor tweets, shovels, delivers diapers http://nydn.us/icxk3D



Monday, December 27, 2010

Holiday Blizzard 2010: Newark, NJ

Photos of the Holiday Blizzard taken by me.


Snow well over 12"


Mayor Cory Booker

Video Footage:
Describing the aftermath of the Holiday Blizzard and how Newark is so slow on cleaning up. It was very dangerous out there and sad how people couldn't get in or out.

Footage of S. Oange Ave. Newark, NJ

Footage of Newark Mayor Cory Booker helping cars make their way down the street.

Christmas 2010

Photos from Christmas 2010 with the family.



Holiday Blizzard 12.26.10 Newark, NJ on Twitpic

Holiday Blizzard 12.26.10 Newark, NJ on Twitpic

Sunday, December 26, 2010

2010 Highlights


Highlights L to R:
Walking with Dinosaurs*Meeting Sue Wicks, Teresa Weatherspoon and Kym Hampton former WNBA NY Liberty players*Fun at Atlantic City for my sweetie's birthday*Mother's Day with family*2nd Annual Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson Birthday Party in Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY*My brother's wedding*Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade*Fall photos with family*Meeting Bernard King former NY Knicks player*Winning the Ultimate Michael Jackson Basket Raffle*Random silly photos with my sweetie*Christmas with family*2010 Holiday Blizzard*Watching the NY Giants*Living to see 25 years-old.

Monday, December 20, 2010

I Won The Ultimate Michael Jackson Basket Raffle

All it took was $10 and a dream. I am such a huge Michael Jackson fan and the raffle was originally planned for last year. The non profit organization, Black Cotton Foundation, that held the event did not get enough sells of raffle tickets which caused them to postpone yet add more items to the basket. This gave me a second chance at it. So when I heard they were doing it, I had to jump on it. So my boyfriend and I purchased a ticket each. I kept my fingers crossed until they got sore lol. Then something else came up when they had to push the date back from Nov. 20th to Dec, 19th. That second date kind of through me off because I was low on cash and had no idea on how to get there. It was also a colder day and the train schedule is the worse on Sundays. So I did not attend. I sat home worried that if they did pick my name and I was not present would they raffle it off again. So after watching the Giants get defeated against the Phil. Eagles I became sadder. Then at 7:32 p.m. I received a phone call from my brother and he passed the phone to someone else. Not realizing I was on speaker, the crowd scared me when they yelled out "You won!" I screamed and jumped for joy. I just couldn't believe what I had heard. I love every item in the basket from the cds to the dolls. Thank you to the random person who pulled my ticket and Black Cotton Foundation. Here are a few photos I would love to share.