Monthly Archives: June 2015

What is this?

Television connection visible, audible all she can handle.  Seeing beautiful people in beautiful places resolving dramatic conflict in neat clean 48 minute blocks of time.  That world is easy, clean relateable. Connecting with the alter-hero Walter White, instead of looking … Continue reading

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Pool Play Monologue by Jeanine T. Abraham

Last winter I was in a play  that took place in a pool called Pool Play that was conceived by Jessie Bear and Directed by Erin Mee. Erin allowed me to write a monologue sharing my experience of swimming lessons … Continue reading

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Conversations with my Mother on The Butler

I wrote this after seeing The Butler…. AUGUST 24, 2013 1:54PM Conversations with my Mother on The Butler “The part that really made me angry was in the cotton field.  We had to pick cotton when I was a girl … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Colored Negro Black African American…

I originally wrote this on my opensalon.com blog.  The page has been closed but I saved it But with everything going on in the world thought it would be good to re-post…. JANUARY 13, 2010 6:36PM Confessions of a Colored … Continue reading

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The impact of living under the Confederate Culture

I’ve always hated Virginia.  When people ask me where I’m from, even though my parents moved our family to Virginia when Dad retired from the Air Force  when I was 4 years old, I do not claim that state as … Continue reading

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The Second of the month and Letting Go…

I bought this antique table last summer at a street market in in my old neighborhood in Park Slope, Brooklyn.  The table came with two chairs and was the perfect size for my comfy studio apartment.  This table made me happy. … Continue reading

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