UPTOWN Authors Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant: How We Met
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My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Why not?
Q. What’s your best quality?
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Jail and crawly things. Crawly things in jail--I'd probably go stark raving mad.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I, me, my--too much talking about myself!
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Again--on a another day the choices might be different but: Believe in Yourself (The Wiz), Lift Every Voice and Sing, Because You Loved Me, The Hallelujah Chorus, Respect
December 05, 2008Kitchen Confession
It feels a little odd and may even seem a bit disingenuous to write an essay about how much I love to cook as I sit here munching on my dinner--the fourth turkey sandwich in as many days. So let me be clear—while I most often do not prepare real meals for myself, I love to cook—when I have an audience.
I haven’t actually thought of preparing a meal as a live performance before this very moment but for me, that’s essentially what it is. Not FoodTV performance—which is really a demonstration— for me it... see more