Category Archives: Socializing


Dirty Pretty Love: 9 Important Tips for Successful Online Dating

In my last post, I told the story of how Online Dating worked for me and promised to share a few of the discoveries  I made during the process.  I learned so much in the time that I was on the site and I’ve been dying to share with people who may be contemplating taking a swim in the Internet Dating Pool....
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PBG True Story: I Found Love In A Hopeless Place…The Internet!

A few months ago, pics of me & a dude started showing up on my social media accounts.  Who was this mystery man? Where did he come from and WHY was the perennially single PBG posting pics of herself with some light-skinneded man?? Well, that man is My Boo and I got him on The Internet. For real!! Lemme tell y’all this...
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Let’s Connect: What’s Up With You & Instagram?

In the time that I was gone from Dirty Pretty Thangs (yes, I know I was gone for a VERY long time, but I was just gonna pretend that no one would notice), the social-networking photo sharing app Instagram blew UP! With 150 million daily active users posting pictures to share across the web, it’s one of the hottest things out on...
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Dirty Pretty Thoughts on FELA!: The Power of Beauty, Black Mothers & Booty Shakin’

  Last night, I was able to attend a performance of the Tony Award-winning musical FELA! at the Murphy Fine Arts Center on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Massive love to Kanyecha of Gypsy Soul Events- I won the 2 tickets to the show last Sunday at her Fela Forward event celebrating the opening of FELA! in Baltimore....
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“Go Comb Your Hair!” And Other Quips From The Loser Brigade

The other night I was out with my friend Kellie. We stopped in a 7-Eleven and happened upon a very crass and dusty Black man. He had to have been all of 35 years-old and had some fuzzy straight back cornrows. His entire essence gave me the impression that he’s either just finishing a stint in jail or about start one, undoubtedly...
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Happy New Year: Living & Loving in 3D In 2012

Happy New Year Dedicated Readers!! I hope you all made it to 2012 with heads held up high and your personal standards intact. As for me, I certainly did and I know I’m a blessed and HIGHLY FAVORED woman because of it. Haleloo…that certainly isn’t everybody’s testimony. It was my awesome New Year’s experience that lead me to this particular post. I...
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Friends With [Fringe] Benefits

My friend Jean DeGrate, whom I believe is a very talented writer in the same way that I am (awesome storyteller), sometimes blogs over at Jean DeGrate Has Spoken. I wish he’d write more, but when he does I make a point of reading what he has posted. I enjoy his voice and his point of view. I’ve learned a lot from...
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Dating Pool Contamination Has To End

Picture this: Wherever you are, 2007. You just broke off a relationship with a semi-significant other. You just had to do it because there were some very BASIC things wrong with this person, but you were too “nice” to tell them: they had B.O. that smelled like Great Ape house at the National Zoo their breath stank like Congress was in session...
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Windshield Spam Holleration: “This Wayne”

For real, all the weird shyt in the world happens to me and my friends. Check this out: My Very Good Girlfriend Kellie came outside yesterday to find this on her car:   Apparently, there is a guy named “Wayne” that has noticed her and thinks that leaving real-life spam on her windshield is the best way to initiate contact with a...
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Just Say No! : A Moratorium on Married Peen

Last night I met up with my good girlfriend Kellie at Lounge of  III for karaoke. This a regular thing for me. I love the crowd, I love giving my lop-sided performances and it doesn’t hurt that Tuesdays at Lounge of II are “Tequila Tuesdays”. The tequila tells me “You really CAN get up in front of this crowd and perform “Darling...
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