Category Archives: Views & Opinions

The Urbane Urbanite And Friends Give Back For The Holidays

My Holiday Party Guests Piled Toys for Tots Near The Tree I hosted my 3rd annual holiday party last weekend – and it was a success! The sangria was flowing (until it was all gone); the food was hot (until the food warmer thingy blew out) and the DJ was spinning (until she was ret ta go). My guests had a great time. I couldn’t have asked for a better night. But this year I did something different. I teamed up with The Apostles’ House whose mission is “to provide comprehensive social services to homeless and at-risk families and individuals in the Newark,

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Writing Tidbits From Aliya S. King: 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Stop Updating Your Blog

April 15, 2011. That date stares me in the face, mocking me, each and every time I fire up my computer. My homepage is my blog. And April 15 is the last time I updated. Nearly five months ago. Once upon a time, I was a mega-super-blogger. I blogged five days a week, (sometimes seven), and I went in on that blog. I begged writer-friends for exclusive quotes, interviewed my favorite photographers, told my whole life story, chronicled my world as a mother, wife and writer. I shot commercials for new blog posts. (No. Seriously.) I assigned and edited a

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My Upstairs Neighbor’s Bed Part 2: VIDEO PROOF

I don’t offend easily. With close to ten years of rejection under my belt auditioning and working as an actor, I’ve grown quite the thick skin. But I’m still an artist and very sensitive about my shit! About a month ago, a friend and loyal reader of this blog made a comment about the post: My Upstairs Neighbor’s Bed. He went on about how good he thought the post was and how much he enjoyed reading it. And then – like a rusty dagger to my heart – he asked: You made that up, right? Listen. Del don’t make up

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