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A Kiss from Rose| 12 Things You Can Do

Sometimes we may need a reminder of things we need to do.

Here is a list of some of those things.

  1. Walk with love

  2. Pray

  3. Read the Bible

  4. Pay it forward/Give back

  5. Slow down (enjoy every moment, you can not get time back)

  6. Grease the palms of those in need, not just the ones you are trying to please

  7. Help someone

  8. Volunteer

  9. Be humble

  10. Pat yourself on the back ( waiting on someone else to do it may cause unnecessary stress and frustration)

  11. Have fun (life is short)

  12. Stop pretending


* Women History Facts

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Jessica B. Harris (born March 18, 1948)[1] is an American culinary historian, college professor, cookbook author and journalist.[2] She is professor emerita at Queens College, City University of New York, where she taught for 50 years, and is also the author of 15 books, including cookbooks, non-fiction food writing and memoir. She has twice won James Beard Foundation Awards, including for Lifetime Achievement in 2020, and her book High on the Hog was adapted in 2021 as a four-part Netflix series by the same name.

In the 1970s, Harris worked as a journalist before becoming a food writer. She was book review editor at Essence and theater critic for New York Amsterdam News, the United States' oldest black newspaper.[3]

Harris is professor emerita in the English Department at Queens College/C.U.N.Y, where she taught for 50 years.[7] She hosts a monthly program, My Welcome Table, on Heritage Radio Network.[8] She has published 12 books.[9] Her primary subjects are the culinary history, foodways and recipes of the African diaspora. Harris was a 2004 winner of the lifetime achievement awards from the Southern Foodways Alliance[10] and a 2010 James Beard Foundation special award honoree.[11][12] In 2017 she published a memoir My Soul Looks Back.[13]

In May 2021, Netflix released a four-episode series High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America[14][15] based on Harris' 2011 book High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America.[16] In 2020, she won a James Beard Foundation Award for Lifetime Achievement.[17] In September 2021, she appeared on the Time 100, Time's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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