The Way to My Heart- Great Food!

FOOD!

The only thing that seems to make my days brighter & even more so when it is accompanied by a perfect glass of wine. This wasn’t the best of wines I’ve had, but it served the purpose for the day :D, Which was clearly to create great content for this amazing platform.

Before…

This was a platter of some sort, came with some beef curry, fisk and some fried chicken & veggies. To be honest I don’t think we touched any of the veggies lol

Of course if you know me then you know I love my fries so damn much 😀 This were very tasty once I added some ketchup, but then again, I love potatoes so much, they taste great even when boiled lol

And ofcourse, this meal wouldn’t have been complete without my drink of choice.. Ppppfff 😛

I like my wine Sweet truth be told. And I don’t drinking anything stronger than that, trust me, I’ve tried. Perhaps some sweet cocktails here & there, but that’s about it.

After …

@jeanwandimi & I clearly destroyed that platter. Just reminiscing about it makes me want to go back for some more.

And of course it wouldn’t be a complete experience without a selfie of some sort 🙂 If this counts as one.

Hope you guys are having an amazing Friyaaaay Out there. I am certainly trying to make the best use of my time xxo

See You On the Next Post.

STEEM is Terribly Falling| Rank #70 on CMC| Who is to Blame? BTC About to Hit 10K, Is Steem Dead?

WOW.

Exactly my reaction when I looked at Steem’s position on CMC! I know we keep saying there’s nothing wrong with STEEM, that it will catch up and that it is still heading in the right direction, but from where I stand, it doesn’t seem that way! There is power in numbers and right now it seems like we are losing them.

I am not trying to cause any panic or discourage anyone, but I think we really need to pay attention as to why STEEM is drastically falling and under performing. Some would argue it is the constant sell orders by Steemit Inc, but who is buying if they are selling?

Also, I think we cannot solely put it on Steemit Inc, tokens are meant to be trad-able and not just for Holding. If there aren’t enough investors or buyers for the token, then that means there are not enough people finding the value in the token hence the drastic fall.

I don’t know about you guys, but I think we seriously need to look into marketing the platform. Like serious, proper, professional marketing. Not users putting out tweets and posts on social media in what seems like an indirect forceful advertisement, but rather in an informative, fun and friendly manner.

It feels like every couple of weeks I come back here with the same rant to no solution, sometimes, rather most times it doesn’t even feel like people care enough, but I just really wish I knew the secret formula to use to help push this lovely blockchain to the level it deserves. I don’t know what it is, but STEEM is terribly failing at something, and I am not sure this HF21 & EPS is going to make things any better. In fact, I fear it might make things pretty worse.

Can you believe Bitcoin is about to Hit 10k & Steem can barely stabilize at $0.40? Very disappointing!

Pleasant Friday to All <3

At a Village Far Far Away…

Over the Weekend we happened to visit my great grandmother’s home village. Which is like 3 hours drive away! It was such a good get away experience. I bet you didn’t even notice I was gone cause I am always on my phone, on Steem 😀

This sides of town however, seem to be very neglected to say the least. And the cold? Ten times worse than where I’m at currently. Not my first choice of a place I’d consider moving that’s for sure.

I tried to be artistic by capturing this tree pinch but oh well…

And of course, Still repping the Steem-y Way 🙂

Then this dog came around. You can clearly tell it was a stray dog. You don’t wanna mess with those.

Most of them are aggressive, but this one seemed a bit timid for some reason.

And ofcourse it wouldn’t have been a complete trip without a self photo 😀 Did I mention Adrian was there too?

I know, He’s grown so Muccchhhh!!!

I am constantly looking at him and wondering where time went. Like he can now chose what he wants and doesn’t want. He speaks fluently and, he has become so affirmative! Time!Time!Time! I really wish there was a way to put a pose, they are much cuter when they are smaller! Now all we do is argue and him driving me crazy 😀

Still Love him <3

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Commitment| My Twisted #Seven777 Involvement… Say No to 50/50

I have been thinking lately of how I can contribute to @nathanmar’s #seven777 for 777days. Now, if you know me then you know I honestly do not like to exercise, and I certainly don’t want to post myself doing it. Just looking at all my former corporate colleagues on my twitter followers list is reason enough to not wanna do it.

Just a little over a week ago my former boss dropped in for a quick hello and I couldn’t imagine her having to come to my feed and see what I have resolved to, in this case, public display of my exercise routine. There’s nothing wrong with this really, but considering my former role in that organization, I’d say it’s not something that would be appealing if I was still working there. Truth is, I would like to keep that door open, because I don’t know for sure how long I can do Steem Fulltime.

Recently, I read a post by @nonsowrites where he stated

The thing is most steemians are ashamed of this blockchain. They like it; they believe in the vision, but to many, it is too premature to share.

I kind of agree on the premature part, in as much as we are working very hard in creating awareness and working towards mass adoption, we have a long way to go before we can declare Steem a proper working product. A lot has to do with community tag of wars on the way forward for the platform. We need to be on the same page of where we want to go as a blockchain otherwise we’d be working on totally different goals, and that will never work. What comes to mind is the proposed 50/50 rewards system which I am completely against. I haven’t found one single reason that would warrant me to support it as a content creator. It seems like it is just another way to enrich the rich and take away from the hard working content creators. While others would argue there;s going to be alot more manual curation, I prefer to not assume, I like to work facts. What if there is not enough manual curation? Then what? Content creators like myself who do this fulltime will have lost a great deal. Also, I feel it will drive away the already struggling, active creators

I don’t think majority of the average internet users quite comprehend the blockchain and cryptocurrency concepts yet, and If I’m being honest, I would not be particularly comfortable at this moment to approach any investors with the current state of the platform until the dust settles. But I am passionate about creating awareness of the Steem Blockchain and empowering youths to leverage the opportunity this platform seeks to offer and empower themselves financially in the very near future, which would explain why I am hard at work on my Youtube Channel Coming to Life.

All this to say, I may not be able to take part in the #seven77 exercise challenge. But I am willing to commit to at least 1 Tweet A Day About Steem for 777days #steem #steemblockchain.

Feel Free to Join Me.

#NO5050 is By @streetstyle

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This Kind of Day… Steem Powered Nails Art…

I know I can be random as hell on some days. And this was one of those kind of days. However, would you believe it if I said I am quite shy to be photographed? I mean, it’s not an everyday kind of affair, I only do it for Thumbnails on most cases cause it’s necessary, however, I feel like I really need to get out of my comfort zone if I am to truly keep up with my mainstream social media accounts.

What does that mean exactly?

More visual photos of myself. People love to see people they can relate to or they might not pay that much attention, especially in a space where they have become so spoilt for choice, and a space that has so much more competition for attention than it actually is on blockchain based platforms.

On some days it feels like it is too much work to put in for zero returns, but then again I remember why it is necessary to play my role in promoting Steem, because every little thing we all collectively do will count in the long run.

One way I thought I’d do my part was by doing this Steem & DTube art nails. The guys at the salon were very curious to know the meaning behind it and you can trust I gave them such a long lesson. It baffles me how little people know about blockchain tech and what it’s all about. You can be sure I had to at Bitcoin before they could grasp the concept. Either way, I was sure to leave them the Steem website so they could research some more.

Are you a Youtube?

That’s the first question they asked when I pulled out my camera to vlog. Which ended up being a great conversation starter. I can only hope they learnt something and will follow through. They are such young ladies and gents who’d use a financial break through opportunity, especially given the hard economic times in my country that has left 1000’s of well educated youths jobless, myself included.

In other news, do you like my nail do? 🙂 Wishing you all a warm pleasant Wednesday, Sincerely, El.

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My Milkshake Brings all the Boys to the Yard :D

Hey Fellow Pervs 😀

When you know you know! LOL, Okay seriously though, I could not help head bumping to that song when I was planning to write this post. It was such a hit song, at least when I was younger. It’s hard to tell what’s popping with them kids this days. And now, probably the elder generation has no idea what I am mumbling about, such is the beauty of life 😀

Anyway guys, I can tell you for a fact this this milkshake tasted so much more than it looks. It’s even hard believe that could be possible. I don’t quite remember what it was called, but it had some cookies and vanilla infused into it. By far the sweetest thing I have had this year!

I am a sweet tooth on the better part, and as much as I am trying to avoid too much sugar at this stage in my life, there are just times that you have to make an exception. This was one of those. Of course there was nothing much to celebrate or to warrant this treat to myself, but I like to think being alive and doing this Steeming Fulltime is reason enough.

As you can see from my computer, I just needed something to make my oracle-d work seamless. Normally I have a cup of coffee as I get writing, but I guess I needed something with a twist. Talking of coffee, this milkshake had some of it. Damn it. I might have to go back and confirm, with another shake of the same manner perhaps? 😀

Incase you’re wondering what song I was mumbling about, here it is. Man, it’s already been 10 years since it dropped. I am old. Really I’m! I remember bumping to this in high school like it was yesterday.

Know it?

Thank you for Stopping By, hope you’re having a fantastic week so far. Don’t feel shy to leave me a feedback below. Also my pleasure 🙂

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The Small Things in Life…| 92 Views Only o.O| Blog…

I am currently in reminiscing mood as I type this! May was actually such a great month cause I got out a lot more often, and I kind of feel that is something I’d really enjoy! You know, putting myself out there and creating content without a care in the world. If you know me then you know I have been dreaming of a full=time digital lifestyle for the longest time ever! And now that everything seems to be falling into place , I just wanna be able to share that and inspire other people to do the same.

**My greatest May achievement?** I actually jumped in on my Youtube Channnel and got the ball rolling. I know it’s really not a big deal cause I have been doing vlogs on My DTube Channel for over an year now. But being on Youtube is quite different than being on the blockchain. Youtube is like an average internet user’s platform while DTube is a bit more seasoned for blockchain and die hard cryptocurrency enthusiasts.

While I still feel conflicted on the kind of content I’d want to push on my Youtube Channel, the main goal is quite crystal, to empower and create awareness of blockchain platforms that centralized, mainstream social media users can leverage to build a solid financial backbone. Maybe not now, but with time and consistency, it could be the best retirement plan anyone could have. In a world where bitcoin hits $20k again, those who have stuck around creating content on Steem will have massive benefits to reap. Hopefully when that time comes, my Steem Blog will not be worth anything less than $50,000. That way, it would be so much easier to highlight to others the potential of the Steem Blockchain.

In other news guys, here is my First Steem Promo Youtube Video… Any feeback will be very highly appreciated. I got a few positive comments which was rather encouraging. If you\d be so kind to share widely I’d really appreciate that as well.

Also, What do you think of My Channel Art Above?

As always, Appreciate all the Feedback, Do #LIKE #COMMENT & #SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL. Totally committed to taking the Steem Gospel to the Masses 😉

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