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About Ametia

I am a Spiritual traveler, a devoted wife, mother, sister, lover of dream study, reading, theater, music, dance, and thought-provoking discussions on love, life, humor and service.

Serendipity SOUL | Sunday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Happy Sunday, Everyone. We end the week with Ms. James’ “Sunday Kind of Love.”

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Serendipity SOUL|Saturday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Ms. Etta James Jan 28, 2012 ETTA JAMES STORY PARTS 1 through 6

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Serendipity SOUL | Friday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Happy Friday, Everyone, AT LAST… I’ve Been Loving You Too Long (to stop now)

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Serendipity SOUL | Thursday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Chess years: 1960–1978 Dueting with Harvey Fuqua, James recorded for the Chess label Argo (later Cadet) and her first hit singles with Fuqua were “If I Can’t Have You” and “Spoonful”. Her first solo hit was the doo-wop styled rhythm … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Wednesday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Happy HUMP day, Everyone! More Etta… I’d Rather Go Blind LIVE

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Video | 100 % Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy Graduates Accepted to College for Fifth Years in a Row!

Hat tip- The Root CONGRATULATIONS, YOUNG MEN! I sense the makings of FUTURE Presidents of United States of AMERICA. The Urban Prep Academies’ graduating class-Facebook Chicago’s Urban Prep Does It Again: 100 Percent College Acceptance For the fifth year in … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Tuesday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Etta James Week continues with… Early life and career: 1938–1959 Jamesetta Hawkins was born on January 25, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, to Dorothy Hawkins, who was only 14 at the time. Her father has never been identified.James speculated that … Continue reading

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Videos | Melissa Harris Perry’s Interviews with Ta-Nehesi Coates & Jonathan Chait

Melissa Harris Perry had invited Jonathan Chait to join her and Ta-Nehesi Coates on the show together, since both of them had been engaged in an online debate on President Obama and Race, politics, etc. MHP-Ta-Nehisi Coates on culture, poverty, … Continue reading

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Is Barack Obama Black? Ask the President, Chris Cilliza

Seriously, IT’S 2014 CRAZY SEASON, and the media is playing the same foolish games they played back in 2007, pre Obama presidency. President Obama made history in 2008 as the first African-American president in U.S. history.  By Chris Cillizza But, … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Monday Open Thread | Etta James Week

Happy Monday, Everyone! This week’s featured artist is Ms. Etta James Wiki: Early life and career: 1938–1959 Jamesetta Hawkins was born on January 25, 1938 in Los Angeles to Dorothy Hawkins, who was only fourteen at the time. Her father … Continue reading

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