Good Morning New York City

June 8, 2013  |  Travel Log 2013

I have officially landed in New York City, and I can’t believe it really, especially since this trip was supposed to happen last February but being that I had to go have surgery I had it cancelled, now it’s hopefully going to be more fun and I will definitely have a blast!  The weather is beautiful mashalla, rainy the day we arrived and cool and sunny the days afterwards.  Let’s hope it stays that way!

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One of my favorite things to do before travelling is definitely organizing my packing list, most of you have seen it on my Instagram account so I thought to share with those of you who wanted to save it to your computer and print it out later.  I purchased it a couple years ago from American Eagle here in New York and I haven’t stopped using it since.  It helps to double check.

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[Apple] Quietly Discontinues 4th Gen iPod Touch & Launches New Model

June 3, 2013  |  Apple, New Products

Last week, Apple quietly discontinued the 4th generation iPod touches that were available online as well as in their retail stores and replaced them with a newer model.  The newer model sports the iPod touch 5th generation design without a rear camera (which in most cases it’s rarely used, well not rarely so much).

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The new model is available now for $229 in only one color (Black Front – Silver Back) and offers the same 4-inch display seen on the iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5th generation, as well as the same processor of the iPod Touch.

Your options now are:

  • iPod Touch (No Rear Camera – Black/Silver Combo Only) 16 GB – 229$ [NEW]
  • iPod Touch (5th Generation – Multiple Colors) 32GB – 299$
  • iPod Touch (5th Generation – Multiple Colors) 64GB – 399$

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[TV] Arrested Development S04 Returns May 26

May 22, 2013  |  Guest Writers, TV

The return of “Arrested Development” is set for May 26. Are you ready? The cult-classic comedy was canceled by Fox in 2006. Netflix is going to release 15 episodes of the show, all at one time that Sunday, encouraging viewing for Memorial Day.  I was contacted by a lovely writer who wished to share her article about the show and she had prepared a Re-cap session for those of you who’ve seen it but haven’t caught up in a while, I personally bought the DVD series but haven’t watched it yet, I guess this weekend my job is to catch up on the first 3 seasons before tackling the 4th! So let’s see what April wishes to tell us today!

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Let’s just recap:

The Show That Lost Everything

When “Arrested Development” aired in 2003, it may have been a few years ahead of its time, receiving minimal reception from Fox audiences. However, TV lovers fell to the shows charm and wit, not to mention the complexity of the characters, the story dynamic and the interwoven plot schemes. “Arrested Development” became the cult-classic show of the 2000 hype. But like other unique shows before it, such as David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks,” it wasn’t destined for a weekly format and an audience on a Big Five network. “Arrested Development” was canceled and fans were left wanting more.

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Going Through Blog Maintenance

May 19, 2013  |  Blog News

For the past couple of weeks, if not months I’ve been having blog errors where the Site goes temporarily unavailable, it appears that I have been using too much of my Shared Hosting RAM and thus I had to switch over to a VPS [Virtual Private Server] (I’ve been using it since last night) and so far things are flowing much smoother.  I feel the website loading faster and everything functioning well).

I will be performing maintenance on the website in the upcoming weeks so as to make everything load faster and work 100% better, thus don’t worry if things stop functioning for a bit, I am still around and will be around for a while :P

Happy 9th Blog-o-versary

May 17, 2013  |  Birthday, Blog News, Featured

It’s officially my blog’s ninth birthday! What a journey this has been! Happy Birthday Bloggie Woogie! “Cause mami I’ve done been around the world, seen a lot of places… been around your girl believe I read faces…” Woops scratch that, I’ve been listening to some r&b music [P Diddy feat. Ginuwine - I Need a Girl (Pt.2)] but seriously I am very proud of my achievements.

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This past year of blogging has seen some improvements, Jacqui has become a doll that roams around abandoned warehouses, again scratch that I meant visits events and attends gatherings not to mention gaining a slight more readership when it comes to this humble abode.  Life is simple, life is sweet, and I’m really enjoying this journey.  I don’t want to take a lot of your time but here are some links to my past celebrations, and I’m hoping that I’ll be around to welcome in the big TEN!

To all my closest and dearest friends and family THANK YOU! To all my new friends I’m proud to have met and gotten to know you! And to all you other strangers, “Hello!” :)

To better understand my craziness and wackiness be sure to read through “The Eight Faces of Jacqui” a post I wrote last year describing my growth as I went along.

Previously on Jacqui… 

 May 17, 2012 (8th)  May 17, 2011 (7th)
 May 17, 2010 (6th)  May 17, 2009 (5th)
 May 17, 2008 (4th)  May 17, 2007 (3rd)
 May 17, 2006 (2nd)  May 17, 2005 (1st)
 May 17, 2004 (The Beginning)