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Showing posts from February, 2016

Beauty Preps Before Concert

I am closed to celebrating the month God let Fienness Mendoza walked through my door one Spring day. Looking back at it, I'm not sure if it was fate or destiny bringing a horrendously young artist with lots and lots of mood swings I can't nearly  handle. And yet, this feisty juvenile bites back accusing me of "impatience." Whoever and whatever the purpose of this funny and sometimes emotionally charged relationship with a lot of head buttings, it is beyond me to comprehend. But despite our many disagreements and an incredible stubbornness reminiscent of my youth, both sides persevere. Sometimes our disagreement will prompt much needed referee by her guardians because it's closer below the belt. Did I not wrote a blog before about me asking her to be nicer which she retorted about it being "kind of weird?" So the animosity and bitter differences between being with the  young and being with a too old to play along is a sure recipe for mood swings let a


KEEANA CEREZO may have been through a lot as a victim of bullying at a tender age. But like many of those with strong family support, Keeana overcome that difficult stage in her very young life. She has in fact find her voice and strength in her music. Durham Region, with its serene landscape and beautiful people, hides most of its brilliant residents in the backdrop of a slow kind of living. Keeana lives in the comfort of a family who despite many challenges with her mom diagnosed with cancer, live through it and find solace on a reverberating voice that liberates the family who loves her deeply. My connection with Keeana was always a fleeting thing. We were on the same venue as I was invited in the Pickering Mall some years back invited to cover the event in my capacity as a citizen journalist at large by friends who were involved in the event. Keeana  was also there to perform and I heard her performed as rows of seats occupied by dignitaries from all levels of governments sat