PRETTY GOOD FOR A GIRL

                                   By Mindi Abair

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September 20, 2019

Nancy Silverton is one of my favorite personalities in food.  For years I’d make my way to the hole in the wall called LaBrea Bakery in Hollywood and order a kalamata olive loaf and a Mexican coke for lunch.  There were 2 seats in the bakery. There was hardly room to o...

March 29, 2018

Maya Angelou was born in 1928 in St. Louis Missouri.  She was an American poet, singer, author and civil rights activist.  She published seven autobiographies, 3 books of essays, and a few poetry books.  Her first autobiography, “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” (1969)...

March 4, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg is a tech executive, author and activist.  She is the current COO of Facebook.  Her prior positions included serving as vice president of global online sales and operations at Google, and prior to that was the Chief of Staff of the United States Secreta...

February 10, 2018

Oprah Winfrey - actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist is an inspirational icon in the world today. Born on the 29th of January 1954 to Vernita Lee and Vernon Winfrey as Orpah Gail Winfrey, she changed her name to Oprah as people found it diffi...

February 3, 2018

Beth started as a guitarist, received her BA from UC Santa Cruz and her Masters Degree in music from USC in Studio/Jazz Guitar Performance.  She started working at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles in 1987 first as a member of the Guitar faculty, then served as Guitar...

August 8, 2017

What can I say?  I thought Amy Poehler was a successful and very funny comedian.  I'm a fan.  I didn't see the girl power angle until a few years ago. And I LOVE it! Seems that more of us are wanting to empower girls to be themselves, strive for excellence and be proud...

August 8, 2017

Maybe you dreamed of creating iconic fashion brands and having rock star bands wear your clothes while you designed only things you loved.  Well, Patty Palazzo has lived your dream. Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, she knew she wanted everything art - fashion - music....

August 8, 2017

Janelle Monae was born in 1985 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Her mother was a janitor, and her father was a garbage truck driver.  She describes her family as a working class environment where you had to work hard to make something happen.  She's definitely taken that work...

August 8, 2017

You probably know her as the bespectacled tech-sexy Penelope Garcia on the hit CBS show Criminal Minds.  She's been a cast member from Season 1, and she's been a fan favorite now going on 13 seasons.  She has quite a varied career, though.  She graduated from Californi...

August 8, 2017

Annie Leibovitz grew up moving constantly, the child of a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force.  She was born in Connecticut, started playing music during high school in Maryland, took her first photos in The Phillippines and eventually studied art at The San Francisco...

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