This Fourth of July weekend, there is still plenty for us to celebrate, even though the Republic is in trouble. It’s a prime time to connect with others and make plans for the second half of the year. These plans could be based on activism or other shared interests like Rose and BBQs. United we stand, divided we fall, and we need to do a lot more uniting. If not for a political purpose, then at least for our sanity. Here are our Divaland tips for a Rejuvenating and Patriotic 4th of July! 1. Have a Couple of Conversation Topics in Mind Before You Party We are NOT saying that you shouldn’t discuss politics. We are all for having a civil, informed debate on the issues. However, not everyone is capable of that, and even us loud mouth liberals need a break once in a while. So here are some… Read More »
It’s Fourth of July week people! The sun is finally out for the rest of the summer. Time to break out the patio furniture, have friends over, fire up the barbecue, pour some glasses of rosé, and of course dance in the sun to some perfect summer tunes. This summer, everyone at the Diva HQ has pitched in to collect some of our own favorite jams for Summer 2013, thanks to our new favorite, Spotify. If you’re running low on some summer songs, check out our current list below and keep up with more to be added throughout the summer months. Are we missing anything? What’s on your summer jams list?
Last night the fireworks started early in my good old Rainier Valley neighbors. As usual at Chez Diva, we barely noticed the happenings that occur on the other side of Rainier and giggled at our cousins excitement of the neighbor works. But this morning I was thinking about the fact that many of my neighbors are recent immigrants from some very severe places in the world. The 4th of July is truly a celebration of their freedom from oppression, wars, economic strife and so many other situations that we can barely conceive. With that in mind the 4th of July is a celebration of all of us and our individual passions for just being American. This 4th of July celebrate your freedom to be a Diva! Freedom from landlords jacking up rent on Capitol Hill. Freedom of my single lady clients who buy spot of their own. Freedom to… Read More »