Starbucks Coffee Boycott: Why We Need to Reclaim Safe Spaces

I thought the Syrian Airstrikes would be the news highlight from last week. Sadly, I was wrong. Two Black gentlemen, who were minding their business while waiting for a friend at Starbucks, were arrested for…minding their business while waiting for their friend! I had to say it twice because I still …

ReBlog: The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation

The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation The Natural Hair Community Has Become Too Inclusive At the Expense of Kinky Hair Representation — Read on reclaimingmytime.blog/2018/03/29/the-natural-hair-community-has-become-too-inclusive/

T’s Heart Journey: The Angiogram

I heard the best news this afternoon! Today was my angiogram to see if I had blocked arteries in my heart. My stress test and blood work came back with a 50-50 chance that I could have an issue. So, my cardiologist felt the best thing to do was the have the angiogram. It took only 10 minutes before I heard his words: You have no blocked arteries in your heart!

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ReBlog: Heart Disease in Black Women

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Video: Charging iPhone with 9-Volt Battery

The thrill of “thundersnow” wore off quickly once I lost power this evening. It went off just when Coronation Street’s Pat Phelan was lying to his project manager about Eileen being sick. I heard a boom, and then my Roku shut off. There would be no relaxing with BritBox tonight. Well, now I’ll spend time charging my phone and iPad instead of enjoying television.

Anyway, I figured I’d better do something useful with my phone while it was still charged. That’s when I remembered reading on Twitter about charging your cell phone with a household battery. This was the first video I found, and it looks easy. It uses a 9-volt battery. However, I’m sure there are videos about using other batteries.

Good luck and stay safe.

JavaScript Round 2: #100DaysOfCode ReBoot

It is not wrong to go back to that which you have forgotten.— West African proverb It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about my progress in with coding. In fact, when I checked into FreeCodeCamp almost two weeks ago (01/07/18), my last visit was in August. That was the last time I …