"But one hundred years later (All right), the Negro still is not free. (My Lord, Yeah) One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. (Hmm) One hundred years later (All right), the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Reflecting on MLK, Manifestation of the Dream, RIP Shabba Do, Chattabook Additions
Inside star cluster NGC 602, a star-forming region in the Small Magellanic Cloud, bright, blue, newly formed stars are blowing a cavity in this nebula. The challenge is not only to think of things insigtful to say on my Podcast but also to write the full notes for the Podcast. https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/over-40-and-un-apologetically-nerdyspace-nerd-news-video-games-for-old-people-and-all-things-star-trek-recap/ Some Days I wish … Continue reading Over 40 and Unapologetically Nerdy…Nerdy Space News, Video Games for Old People, ST Discovery Season Rewatch
I am still decompressing here in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Planning my next adventure here. We all need the seabreezes to blow the cobwebs and hatred out of our minds. https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ3c5QsgNLB/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link I came looking for the sunrise I ate Ramen https://www.instagram.com/p/CJ6rJdpAL5I/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Started and Recapped A Promised Land by President Barack Obama with a the backdrop the … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Full Podcast Notes and Reading A Promised Land
TNFro Is Back Podcasting from the Gulf Shores of Alabama... Coffee at Gulfshore It feels good sitting in the sun with the waves and gulls as my background music. If I have to prolong my personal shelter in place, I am doing my way. https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/over-40-and-un-apologetically-nerdyspace-nerd-and-all-things-star-trek-recap/ Delay in podcasting because real life this past week is … Continue reading Over 40 and Unapologetically Nerdy…Complete Podcast Notes
I had to have a change in scenery in spite of the COVIK-Panorama. My duplex is the one on the left with the orange chairs I bailed on TN while the snow flurries flew for my 6.5-hour haul to Gulf Shores, Alabama. After the Rain, i-65 Alabam I need to drink coffee, daydream over the … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…I was not ok
By Thomas Gainsborough - https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/401407/queen-charlotte-1744-1818, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9914326 https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/tnfro-is-readingthe-duke-and-i-by-julia-quinn-and-watching-bridgerton-by-shondaland/ The era of the acclaimed series by Shondaland, Bridgerton, on Netflix takes place in the Regency Era. Same era of Jane Austen's works but in this case the modern writings of an author of Jewish descent. I am reading a beautifully written, surprising to me because … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Bridgerton Mondays
https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/tnfro-is-readinggop-read-vision-board-2021-weekly-schedule-chattabooks-additions/ Several Senators and Congressmen from the House have lost their minds...I am starting off this year with a Political Read to show my disgust for their actions. I am working on more works of words not only to entertain myself but hopefully others and here is an except from my vision board. I will … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Podcast Notes Complete
You kind of lost 5 times now...As far as the integrity of the vote in GA, "President-elect Joe Biden’s 11,779-vote victory in Georgia was fair and accurate." Republican Brad Raffensperger, the Georgia secretary of state. "Today I carried out my duty to certify the November 3rd election, and as required by state and federal law, … Continue reading Dear Soon To Be Former GOP Senators, Your Guy Lost Stop It
Whooa!! Happy New Year Everyone!!! Sydney, Australia put on a stunning fireworks show from Sydney Harbour Bridge and over the iconic Sydney Opera House to ring in 2021. https://youtu.be/MBmJz-vtqXg 2021 In Australia In past years, 1 million people crowded the harbour to watch fireworks, but most watched on television this year as authorities urge residents … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Happy New Year, Double Middle Finger to 2020, ST Discover and The Standing
https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/tnfro-is-readinghail-to-the-queen-and-i-have-pacman-fever/ Happiness and Hope For a New Year. It's the end of 2020...finally. I am reflecting on the positivity of the season, the spirit of the people, resilience, hope, and truth. Umm as a Queen In my Mind, I dig Tiaras. Princess Louise's Fife Tiara at Kensington Given to Princess Louise from her husband. I … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading
HAPPY POST CHRISTMAS!!! https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/over-40-and-unapologetically-nerdy%e2%80%a6so-many-shows-and-movies-better-than-st-discovery-and-the-stand/ I started this post on Boxing Day or the day after Christmas. However, all was not peaceful in my TN hood. There was an intentional bombing that took out almost the entire AT & T telecom grid for emergency, police and healthcare system and all personal customers until probably within the … Continue reading Over 40 and UNAPOLOGETICALLY Nerdy…So Many Shows and Movies better than ST Discovery and The Stand
https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/9thof-12podcastsof-christmas-celebrationcoptic-christmas-merry-christmas-eid-milad-majid%d8%b9%d9%8a%d8%af-%d9%85%d9%8a%d9%84%d8%a7%d8%af/ When I originally prepared this episode I became aware of just how little I knew of the celebration of Christmas in other countries, and how many of those traditions I would love to incorporate into my own celebrations! In this episode of my 12 Podcasts of Christmas series, I will endeavor to explore Christmas … Continue reading TNFro is Reading…12 Podcasts of Christmas Celebration, Coptic Christmas Merry Christmas Eid Milad Majid(عيد ميلاد مجيد)
This was the final episode of last years 12 podcasts of Christmas Series. I will speak about the Joy of the season and the importance of preparing for Peace. https://feed.podbean.com/feliciabaxter/feed.xml Find other ways to give of yourself, volunteering in a soup kitchen, baking and exchanging cookies. Net's Mexican Spice Cookies and Pecans My Sister Won … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading.. 12 Podcasts of Christmas Nertz to the Joy Stealers and Wrapping up A Christmas Carol, 10 down 2 to go!
https://feed.podbean.com/feliciabaxter/feed.xml This Episode was so much fun to produce how far I've come from the 420 downloads from the previous year! I am on tap to be over 3000 by the end of the year! I am thankful if this cheers up at least 1 person! Keep listening and share with others! In this episode … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Countdown Reboot for the 12 Podcasts, 8 down 4 to go(I can’t count)
https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/e/tnfro-is-reading-dickens-gingerbread-cookies-rule-season-affective-disorder-is-treatable/ There was no Christmas Baking this year, but I am definitely supporting my local economy and every Dasher in Chattanooga TN with my 5 and Dime Chicken Biscuit topped with extra bacon from Maple Street Biscuit Company. Remember the restaurant workers and Door Dashers have family's while the relief bills stalls on the occupant's … Continue reading 4th of 12 Podcasts of Christmas Reboot…Good Eats in TN, Bacon Infused Vodka and Season Affective Disorder Discussion
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/p5whsb/TNFro_Is_Reading_5_of_12_Podcasts_of_Christmas_I_am_a_Nerdy_Prince_Fan_Podcast.mp3 TNFro Is Reading On Podbean In this episode I celebrated the holiday season and writing and reading about everything Prince. I am not adding anything new to the narrative I am simply compiling facts just in case you haven’t thought about his music for a minute. Revolutionary and Controversial —Discuss the Lyrics Let’s Go … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…5th of 12 Podcasts of Christmas Repost
**Extended Notes to TNFro Is Reading Podcast** I think the blessings of God in the spirit of FroBird FroBird, Spirit Animal Continues to push me to post about activities that bring me joy and hopefully bring light and levity to others. I spent a large part of my evening adding to my Amazon Christmas Play … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…7th of 12 Podcasts of Christmas, Winter Solstice, DMX/Quad City DJs/Gucci Mane Angry Christmas Carols softened with Mary J, Eating Mediterranean
FroBird TV Watching...Awards Cometh, I Get It Ma Rainey's Black Bottom premiered on Friday on Netflix. From IMDB, Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. Viola Davis … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…8th Podcast of Christmas Expanded Notes
FroBird is still Fluttering encouraging as it swoops and burst into song. FroBird My Amazon Music Black Christmas Playlist has become Leslie Odom Jr Leslie Odom Jr. Christmas Smokey Robinson... Smokey Robinson, Christmas And Luther Vandross Heavy...But actually this skinny Luther. Skinny Luther Vandross Class Christmas Star Trek Discovery Ships of Star Trek ISS Charon … Continue reading Over 40 and Unapologetically Nerdy…Christmas Music, FroBird, ST Discovery, The Stand
FroBird Where does FroBird Go? Partial Range of the Northern Cardinal When I get vaccinated against COVIK next spring and I truly feel safe traveling, I plan on doing some Bird peeping in the Southern part of FroBird's habitat, looking out for my beautiful feathered spirit bird and listening to his song What does he … Continue reading TNFRO is Reading…About Cardinals and Reflections During the “COVIK-Panorama”
Still Leaning into my spirt animal, FroBird. This is a beautiful bird! Plus I like how the photo displays with the blog post! FroBird, Spirit Animal His beautiful color and magical song. The difference between the female and the male Cardinal is astounding. But I did notice the female Cardinal is no joke some actual … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…10th of 12 Podcasts of Christmas Beautiful Songbird Leontyne Price and Laughing and Seat Dancing to Megan thee Stallion Santa Remix
The Twelve Days of Christmas- On the second day of Christmasmy true love sent to me:2 northern Robinsand a Cardinal in a Pear Tree FroBird My Spirit Animal My spirit bird, FroBird, travels searches for food... Female Northern Cardinal and companionship. Why does this couple look like they are fussing? James and Florida Northern Cardinals...bahhaha … Continue reading The 11th of the 12 Podcast of Christmas Series
12 Days of Christmas What Does that Mean to Me FroBird…My Spirit Animal Male, Northern Cardinal My nickname is Tweety Bird…Because I have had this adult oversized head since I was probably 2 years old…so much so they thought I had hydrocephalus as a baby. I was a huge kid, 9lbs and … Continue reading TNFroIsReading Podcast Notes December 13, 12 Podcasts Of Christmas Series
Wait what? No this is not a review of a bad 60s low budget horror movie. NASA has been devoted to finding ways to provide fresh nutritious food to astronauts in space since the Apollo missions. No more TANG, no more dehydrated egg byproducts. Shocking to know what triggers an idea for a blog. As … Continue reading RADISHES In SPACE
Section 3 1826-1879 Honest Abe, The Last partially trustworthy Republican I summarized or used portions of section 3 of this book in a previous podcast but I don't recall writing an extensive analysis of these chapters. This time period spans Georgian to the beginning of the Victorian period through the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and … Continue reading Stamped Conclusion Section 3 and Section 5
The Beatings Go On and On I call it the beatings go on because is part of a violent part of the American civilian black experience. They was an industrial revolution spreading through America after the destructive Civil War. Reconstruction was a means to rebuild the country and integrate newly freed slaves and poor whites … Continue reading Stamped Section 4 from 1868-1963
***No, that’s not a misspelling if you understand language in what I call Vintage-Black-folk-Speak. Change in the ending means, this -ish is real. This is not a drill. Sit your ass down, wash your G-D hands and wear an F-in mask, Period.*** Exhale, Namaste. I have been cruising over 5000 photos spanning this decade and I … Continue reading More Thanksgiving Reflections in the Time of COVI-K, What about your friends?
I dedicate this blog post to 2 cool individuals that I love and get to call family, my aunt Melody "Vern" Brown and Milton Brown. Me and Vern at the Casino(Don't Judge) And no, that's not a misspelling if you understand language in what I call Vintage-Black-folk-Speak. Vintage Black Folks, have a way to emphasize … Continue reading Thanksgiving In the time of COVI-K
I am who I am. Black, cys-gender, heterosexual. I work hard and I read to relax. This is how I see myself, and I really could care less how others perceive me. These are the things I don’t want to change about me. But I am willing to accept and pivot to accept and respect … Continue reading Stamped Section 2, From 1743–1846
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2pmju-f2e24f This entire episode is filled with spoilers. You have been warned. The episode starts with Rest in Power updates...2020 sucks https://www.vulture.com/2020/11/ben-watkins-masterchef-junior-dead-at-14.html https://www.vulture.com/2020/11/bobby-brown-jr-found-dead-at-28-in-la.html Tech Corner My Phone, She Pur-dee NASA NERD News http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv I am nerd and don’t care Cosmic Cinnabon and Coffee anyone? Hubble Captures Cosmic Cinnamon Bun Observed with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space … Continue reading Over 40 and Un-Apologectically Nerdy…Rest In Power, I am a Space Nerd, New Tech Toys, Star Trek Corner
I was invited to join a woke, Book Club by a great friend of mine, Janelle Buchanan, aka #JBSmooveVA. The reading for the Club we were asked to read and be ready to discuss Stamped by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. I started reading it after I read, White Fragility but this is one … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading: Stamped, Racism is a Numbers Game
I am the quintessential American. I speak my mind, pay my taxes and have nerdy pursuits. I have a right to do all these things. I also think just because you can do something doesn't mean you should do it. And just because you can say something, doesn’t mean you have to, but I am … Continue reading Rage In TN
In a recent chat with my good friend, #WidowVonne, I was reminded how cool and ride-or-die she is! I asked her to give me her top 5 cookbooks and favorite recipes to list on my online bookshop, Chattabooks. As usual she never disappoints, and my listeners and readers really should check out her selections. Betty … Continue reading #WidowVonne’s Top 5 Favorite Cookbooks
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gkv49-ee01f1 He mocked and laughed at people who wore masks and played down the seriousness of COVID, so what now? I discuss the natural progression of COVID. The effects of this disease is almost every system of the human body. We need transparency about contact tracing--Update to this, operation at the WH knew the aide … Continue reading Coffee with TNFro…The WHO(White House Occupant)and Wife Tests Positive, What Now?
I believe there are other platforms, podcast shows that points out obvious shenanigans and stupidity of people. There have been so many gaffs, side-eye-moments and missteps over the past few days, I actually had to stop and cut this post short because I could’ve gone on and on and pointed out who really needed a … Continue reading TNFro is…Ranting and is asking the question WTF Ya’ll?!?
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rwcgm-d8077c I will lead you through a midday Yoga Stretch I am still Kee-Keeing about My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella Demeter is the worse and sometimes the best because... Picard is over and awaiting countdown to ST Discovery Countdown Possible Launch of Star Trek DiscoverCountdown Requires Purchasing Star Trek Script books ST … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…It’s Sunday!! Another Podcast Different Day
Source: TNFro Is Reading...Choosing to Live, Choosing to Drink Wine, and Choosing to Read Myself Happy! Now is not a time for rhetoric and alternative facts. Now is the time to be at peace and anxiety reduction and living. Changing my routine is a good thing because I am discovering really cool things to read … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Choosing to Live, Choosing to Drink Wine, and Choosing to Read Myself Happy!
Star Trek Picard on CBS All Access I was completely floored when I watched the ending to a fabulous episode 1 of Star Trek Picard. It forced me to go online and research and develop a fictional timeline of events that could lead to an explanation of the intersection of the Borg and the Romulans … Continue reading Romulan Reclamation Center…Why?
Why Does A Brown Bear Cross The Highway At Night? Ok, so I have a F-150 and not a SUV. And no, this didn't happen to me but after some of the calls I had to make over the years to Nationwide and the miles I have to drive through the virtual wilderness, I may … Continue reading Nationwide Insurance, I Just Hit a Bear
This morning I started my day exhilarated. I was reading about Ida B Wells and started counting all the bad ass women I am aware of including my mother, her mother, my grandmother Mary, my aunt Vern, my cousin Viva , and my friend Suzanne. Also nationally and internationally about other great women like the … Continue reading Working Through Anxiety Take Back Your Power…I Dare You
Harry acting out of character because he has the support of a loving wife and he wants to separate from the royal frivolous and restrictive duties to be financially independent and contribute positively to the world? Come on girls, be for real. Just like William, Harry has the support of his wife. Each are really … Continue reading Megxit? Nahh Girl …This is All Harry.
So why do I have this interest in this reboot? I recently watched a series of reboots that were awful and didn’t seem necessary to bring back. The most recent reboot of the sitcom, Mad About You, had a significant run on TV in the 90s, and made me mad that I wasted my time watching it. I was not so impressed with what happened to the middle age Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt characters but I definitely would be interested and probably could relate more to the next stage in life of the Living single cast.
TNFro Is Reading is Live Tomorrow, January 4th at 1130am EST!!! TNFro is Reading Podcast Cover https://www.podbean.com/lsw/TNFro+Is+Reading/s-8oXrH2NIOG TNFro Is Reading Live Podcast Event First segment of 2020. Recently discovered this functionality with my account. I will discuss my reading and writing retreat at the Lake. What I bought at the record store and Movies Not … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading Podcast Live Event
I published the final podcast of the decade yesterday. https://feliciabaxter.podbean.com/mf/play/9yfdcs/Last_Podcast_of_2019_Mixed.mp3 TNFro Is Reading Podcast MP3 I discuss several things on my mind. I reflect on why I created the podcast. I hope it encourage everyone to read. I talk about my TNFro’s writing retreat which I wanted to write and post on board a train … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading Podcast…TV Series Reboot Living Single
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-25fgu-cc5901 My podcasting schedule changed this weekend for the better because I choose to hand with family...on my terms. This is the most fun!! I have had almost 100 separate downloads of my podcast in the last 14 days!!!! with the release on Dec 10th the most listened to…I have over 420 downloads how amazing … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…11th of 12 Podcasts 420 downloads and counting with This Season is Not Bah Humbug, Celebration of Peace
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-e8htr-cb920a In this episode I continue to celebrate the holiday season and writing and reading about everything Prince. I am not adding anything new to the narrative I am simply compiling facts just in case you haven’t thought about his music for a minute. Revolutionary and Controversial —Discuss the Lyrics Let’s Go Crazy Mix … Continue reading TNFro is Reading 5 of 12 Podcasts of Christmas and I am a Nerdy Prince Fan
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-w9cq8-cb76a3 In this episode I continue to celebrate the holiday season and writing and reading about everything Prince. Words to describe him, “tireless, driven, obsessed, manic.” seem well trite and inadequate. His longtime Road Manager said it best in his tribute to Prince published right after his death, “But nobody was like Prince. Yes, the young … Continue reading TNFro is Reading…4th of 12 Podcasts of Christmas My Name is TNFro I Still Ain’t Funky
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-39f7u-cb6152 The concept for this episode spawned from my receiving Prince's book, The Beautiful Ones. Unlike the reviewer for the New York Times this book is not trite and can't be read in 20 minutes. It is in his words his perception of life and his feelings about his own music. There were so many … Continue reading My Name Is TNFro And I Ain’t Funky…Celebrating his Royal Purpleness Prince
Creating My Podcast At The Lake https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jcaeb-cb154c Welcome to another episode of TNFro Is Reading. This is the second episode of my 12 Podcasts of Christmas. In this episode of I will continue to celebrate the Christmas season. I continue to celebrate Black excellence with celebration of both Mahalia Jackson's whose music serves as background … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading The Second Episode of the 12 Podcasts of Christmas
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ngrxu-cad66c This episode deviates only from my previous posts because it will have a decidedly Christmas or Holiday theme. I will endeavor to post 12 episodes in the next 2 weeks in celebration of the holiday season! In this episode I will celebrate Black Excellence by talking about James Wormsley Jones the first Black FBI … Continue reading The 12 Podcasts of Christmas December 10
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-b485x-f74789 ***Full Podcast Notes and Video*** Rest In Power Eric Jerome Dickey Simon and Schuster hits Hawley In his pockets Added to Chattabooks, THE PROPHETSBy Robert Jones Jr. Navigate to Alibris.com to take advantage of the great prices as you add to your book hoard with additional savings using the following coupon codes: Take $3 … Continue reading TNFro Is Reading…Reading A Promised Land on The Gulf Coast of Alabama
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kuunu-f71eed **Full Podcast Notes** Orion Nebula Space News and all Things Star Trek First Lady Michelle Obama Went in on that Orange Hued fool and his cronies. So Much too read so little time... Take $2 off $20+ Coupon code:MATH Take $8 off $65+ Coupon code:HISTORY Take $15 off $120+ Coupon code:SCIENCE As well as … Continue reading Over 40 and Un-Apologetically Nerdy…Space Nerd and all things Star Trek Recap