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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.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Thriller: Tribute to Michael Jackson

7/30/11

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I had the opportunity to see and be a part of a show that showcased so much talent and MJ love at the Black Box Theater yesterday in Harlem, NY. The performers included a singers and dancers of diverse ages. My friend, big sis and MJ Tribute Artist Moses Harper performed. I met so many cool people including dancer RALFii, singer Lia, Thrill The World NYC coordinators Amada, Jenna, David and many, many more. They did the Thrill the World version of "Thriller" and I made a brief cameo as Ola Ray's character aka "Freaked-out Girl" as the zombies arrived. I had such a great experience with everyone, despite differences that occurred before I arrived. Everyone left with a smile.

Here are some photos:

David and I

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David, Amada, Jenna and Moses Harper

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Ralfii

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A beautiful shirt

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Meet Me In The Garden Pt. 11

Week 11! I know I sound excited but not as excited as last week. I'm kind of disappointed that here in Newark, NJ, we had three days over 100 degrees. So of course I still went out to make sure my plants were watered after sundown. I still faced the problem with burnt out leaves. Hopefully they will recover and come out stronger than ever.

Sunday July 24, 2011

Plot 1

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Plot 2

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Plot 3

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Amateur Night at the Apollo: Moses Harper Pt. 2

There are very few people who can make a difference in someone's life and make change. There are very few people who stand out and show the world what they got. Many try but very few continue and succeed. The Apollo Theater has been the home to many hopefuls who dream of becoming stars. I was amazed last night at such talented seeing such talented people, young and old. It was such a hard time believing half of them were amateurs. They all were great. Of course, my bff Shauna and I were back in adventure mode. We were ready to see who my friend, Moses Harper was up against.

So proud of my big sis and MJ Tribute Artist Moses Harper! She put on a hell of a show! I'm not gonna lie to you!

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There was so many people out there with raw talent, I was getting butterflies for her. But when she hit the stage wearing the light up glove I got her, we jumped and cheered our hearts out. She gave such a memorable performance. She emulates Michael Jackson's moves to a "t" and gains so much admiration. It was a sure thing to me that she would place first again. But this week was a change of opinion. I was shocked and couldn't believe what I was hearing. I'm not a bias person and I believe everyone has an equal shot at first place. I'm still happy she did place in second and she's still gonna continue her journey. I believe she will go far regardless. Just by the look on everyone's face when approaching her and the beautiful person she is inside and out.

Both of my BFFs Shauna and Moses in the same frame! Love you guys!

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I'm just excited she knows she is establishing a fan base. Not only a fan base for me but a lasting friendship. Like I said before and I will say it again, REMEMBER her name: MOSES HARPER! This woman is a phenomenal dancer and MJ Tribute Artist from New York City. We need to push her forward, I want to see her go far. She's such a sweet, talented and down-to-earth person. I know I am honored to have such a person entered into my life. From day one at the MJ candlelight vigil at the Apollo Theater on June 25th.

With the Apollo Amateur Night host and comedian Capone. He was an awesome host and full of so many jokes! LOL :-) Great guy!

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*Sorry but the Apollo restricted any video or photography during the show. :-(*

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Meet Me In The Garden Pt. 10

So we are into week ten. We have come a long way since week one. A very long way. I'm just so excited to see progress in all three plots this past week. Plenty has happened. Our cabbage and collards have bigger leaves, the tomatoes are doing well and I finally see one growing on plot 2. I even have a second eggplant starting to bud. The beans in plot 3 are gainng flowers on them as well.

Once again, to all my readers, thank you for faithfully keeping up with my weekly reports. Much love to all of you!

Sunday July 17, 2011

Plot 1

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Plot 2

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Plot 3

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Around the garden


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Monday, July 18, 2011

Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela!

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Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has turned 93 today! Mandela served as President from 1994-1999. Before serving as President, he was an activist against apartheid in South Africa and served 27 years in prison. After his release he was the first president to be elected under a fully represented democratic election.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Amateur Night at the Apollo: Moses Harper

I said it before and I will say it again, REMEMBER her name: MOSES HARPER! This woman is a phenomenal dancer and MJ Tribute Artist from New York City. We need to push her forward, I want to see her go far. She's such a sweet, talented and down-to-earth person. I know I am honored to have such a person entered into my life. From day one at the MJ candlelight vigil at the Apollo Theater on June 25th, I pray our friendship lasts forever.
She performed last night at the Apollo Theater for Amateur Night. Even though she performed as an amateur, I feel she is totally professional. There were some many talented people there last night. The children that performed expressed tremendous talent. I was blown away. Two of the five finalist in the adult session were from New Jersy, my hometown. One was singer, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Newark) and Bryan Denis, both of which receieved standing ovations. Bryan placed in third and Nicole placed as runner up second.

She posted this as her Facebook status yesterday morning. :-)

"I'm dedicating tonight's performance to Dominique Wilson. Your energy has kept me going the past couple of weeks, thank you lil sis..." -Moses Harper



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I was so excited I made it to see Moses' performance. I found any way possible to make it there. My friend Troy was available to join me on this adventure. He's my life saver. Much luv and thanks to him. We enjoyed watching Moses magically perform her routine to Michael Jackson's hit songs "Dangerous" and "Wanna Be Startin' Something." She put her heart and soul into her performance and it radiated out to the audience. As she swept across the stage, all you can hear were "OOOs" and "Ahhhs" the whole time. She did memorable dances such as the "Side Step," the "Indian Stomp," the "Moonwalk," the "spin" and many more. She even did the "Lean" from "Smooth Criminal" and leaned her way into everyone's heart like magic.

*Sorry but the Apollo restricted any video or photography during the show. :-(*

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I was so happy to be a part of her performance just by being there. She dedicated her performance to me. I was honored. I was so happy she got a ticket for me on the lower level. I jumped and cheered for her as loud as I could. After she received a rouring standing ovation for first place she walked over to the side and we made eye contact, then she thanked me. I felt so emotional I wanted to cry. After the show I waited out front for her. She came out and she hugged me and the energy was amazing. She held me and said "I did this for you." Words can't even describe how I felt at that moment. Just to know she was able to see me there showing her tremendous support made my night very special. You all really need to see this woman in action. She's the closest you will ever get to the late King of Pop. One of the best by far, you will ever see. Congrats sis! Love you always! Long live the King Michael!

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Meet Me In The Garden Pt. 9

Week nine has approached us in the garden. It is amazing how fast time flies by when you're having garden fun. It still amazes me how fast things are sprouting up and maturing. I noticed so many positive changes in all three of the plots. We are so proud of what we are accomplishing. I'm sure my father would be proud of my family, since we feel he was the real gardener in the family.

Some positive changes I am seeing are less holes in my collards and cabbage. I believe this is due to our garlic and pepper mix spray and sprinkling flour on the plants leaves when dry. I heard that helps. In plot one, the peppers and tomatoes are growing bigger, cucumbers are starting to grow from the flowers, the collards are forming bigger leaves and the cabbage are turning over. In plot two, an eggplant is forming as well as two more buds, my cabbage and collards are getting bigger, and now I see flowers on my tall tomato stems. Plot three has the beans and tomatoes both of which are getting taller. We have been using organic fertilizer and this is also the week we feed them plant food. The sun and rain has also been a huge factor as well. Here are some photos of our wonderful progress, some of the photos shot today were done in macro view.

To all my readers, thank you for faithfully keeping up with my weekly reports. Much love to all of you!


Wednesday July 6, 2011

Plot 1

First sight of cucumber

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Sunday July 10, 2011

Plot 1

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Plot 2

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Some more eggplants coming soon.

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Finally I have a few flowers on my tomato stems.

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Plot 3

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Around the garden

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Tuesday July 12, 2011

Plot 1

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Plot 2

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Plot 3

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Beneficial insects Bumble Bee

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