Donna Brazile has been an auntie-in-my-head for years now. No-nonsense, personable, classy and sassy – Donna tells it like it is, and if you don’t like it, #shruglife. I love that about her.

Now Donna has a new column for O The Oprah Magazine, and she kicked things off in inimitable Donna Brazile fashion. Her first piece is titled The Smartest Advice I Ever Got, and it is chock full of awesome. Not only does she have a philosophy on high heels which I am totally stealing, but she ends with this tidbit of wisdom:

I sleep too little, go too fast, and indulge too often in minor vices. But as my Grandma Frances said, “You can only go as far and as long as your body will take you.” That’s why I slow down to enjoy an occasional glass (or two) of finely aged single-malt scotch. I don’t think it’s what Grandma Frances meant, but taking that moment is what allows me to keep going too far and too fast the rest of the time.

Amen to that, Donna! And note to self – give single-malt scotch a try πŸ˜‰

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cdona says:
July 7, 2010, 2:56 pm
I heart Ms.Donna too!!!
DJ Diva says:
July 7, 2010, 3:02 pm
I follow Donna on Twitter and I love her insight! Thanks so much for this quote!
alicia e. says:
July 7, 2010, 9:10 pm
That is good advice. I am just learning to enjoy the journey as much as the destination.
Karine says:
July 7, 2010, 9:37 pm
Donna Brazile is my girl crush .
warrior11209 says:
July 7, 2010, 10:07 pm
I have been a fan of Donna Brazile for years! Glad to see that she has a column in "O" mag .
Ms. Falade says:
July 9, 2010, 9:11 am
I love me some Donna Brazile. She is so full of wisdom. Her sharpness and quick wit is what I aspire to. When I learned that she was teaching at Georgetown I was instantly jealous. I wanna learn from Ms. Donna!
Nia says:
July 9, 2010, 10:53 pm
Thanks for posting. I've been a long time admirer of Ms Brazile. She is so witty and intelligent. I loved her coverage of Obama's Inauguration. I bet she had a double scotch that night.
los angelista says:
July 12, 2010, 2:22 am
I was so happy to see her column in O. I found myself looking forward to it this month!


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