Monday, September 8, 2008

It's All About The Bounce

As you all know, I love going places and seeing things I have never seen before. This past Saturday Night I was in for a surprise. My beautiful brown-self partied at Club Bounce in Long Beach California.


Being a size 14 at 5’5 (shhhhh... Don't tell anyone) I am not overly huge, but I am not small. In fact, this is the largest I have been in a long time. Thus, when I discovered that I would be attending the BBW (that's big beautiful women for the acronymically challenged) Club Bounce in Long Beach this weekend, I knew I had found a home. But, ummhmm I was surprised to find that I was on the smaller side. The average size of the women in the club had to be around a 22 or 24. Women of all shapes, sizes, colors and races were present.

And talk about confident, They knew they were beautiful and carried themselves as such.

The dress code was casual but the women dressed well…

For the most part…

In fact some of the women wore flip flops or slippers giving them the flexibility to be as comfortable as needed.

The men weren’t looking at me. All eyes were on the 250 lb+ women. It was truly a celebration of their beauty. Some people would question the type of men who frequent such a club.

To be honest, the men were average dudes…

The same type of men you would find at normal club, only they prefer their women to be extra thick.

The dance floor was crowed and freak dancing was on and poppin’. I saw one man lift a woman who had to be about 300lbs and was grinding her on the dance floor.

The downsides:

1) The alcoholic beverages were watered down. They weren’t strong enough at all. I could have drunk four LA Waters from the club and still not be tipsy...

So if you go plan on drinking do so before hand.

2) The dance floor was too small and not enough room to move.

Overall I had a great time, and I would recommend it to any thick woman. If you have curves for days, and you are residing in Los Angeles County this is definitely a club for you. Be sure to check out their website ( and go to the club, I am sure you are bound to have fun.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

A Taste of Art and Soul

One of the best times of the year to visit Oakland is Labor Day Weekend when the City of Oakland hosts the Annual 3-Day Art & Soul Festival.


Seeing it grow over years from being a relatively small festival eight years ago to one of -if not- the largest festivals in the city today, has been remarkable.
It’s a grand sight to see the hundreds of people, artist, craftsmen, dancers, musicians, and singers gathered in heart of downtown Oakland to celebrate.

It proves that despite what the media portrays at times, the City of Oakland can provide safe, fun, clean entertainment for Oakland residents. People had a variety of food to chose from, and Obama T-Shirts were being sold in a variety of colors and styles at various booths.

Obama is so fine. lol

The eye candy was on point. I saw so many big burly men, I couldn’t stop staring . They were just delightful in all shapes, colors and sizes. People truly dressed to impress and they definitely made a great effect on me.

One of the most exciting portions of the event was seeing Stephanie Mills perform. Remember when she looked like this?

OMG, ladies and gentlemen, she still looks this good.

I bet she had most of the women in attendance renewing their New Years Resolution to get in shape. At her age, she looked better than most 20 year olds-I kid you not. She sung some of her many, many hits including I Never Knew Love Like This Before, Home and I Feel Good All Over. Old Souls and lovers were in heaven as they swayed and sung along. It was definitely a memorable moment.

Too Short and Mark Curry (both Oakland natives) were in attendance as well.

Don’t fret if you missed it, there is bound to be one next year and I do hope that you can join me there.