There are many types of anniversaries we acknowledge in life. Some are joyous and some are not. But as I continue to age and understand living, I realize, the slant you put on approaching anniversaries determines the outcome, or, simply put, they are what you make of them. Specifically, while you can have anniversaries acknowledging … More Celebration or Sorrow…It is a Choice!
In about one month’s time I am going to add a new label on my name. I am going to be a grandmother, and I am so excited, it is nearly impossible for me to be still and let time prevail in the arrival of my granddaughter. My son and daughter-in-law have embraced impending parenthood … More I Am Getting Out of the Boat……
As most of my regular blog followers have noticed, I have been pretty much missing in action these past few months. While it has been my intent to post weekly blogs, I have pretty much fallen by the way side, blindsided by health issues. Without going into great detail again, since I wrote about this … More So Much To Be Grateful For….Fighting My Way Back!
One week ago, I went through what was to be a simple procedure to remove a cyst in my neck which has caused increased periodic neck swelling within the last year. It was to be day surgery resulting in a 3 inch incision. As we all know, complications arise with any type of medical procedure … More The Power of Healing….Missing A Mother’s Touch!
One of the biggest things about aging is the looking back on life. Sometimes some of us spend a great deal of time looking back regretfully or if we are truly feeling blessed, we look back with joy and thanksgiving woven throughout the regrets, or sorrows or sadness. The one outcome we all share is … More Live Beautiful Memories…..
As we go through this month of reminding some and informing others of the contributions of Blacks throughout history, let us remember our greatest resources….our elders. There is an African proverb which states: “When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground.” I want reiterate to you that that is absolute truth. There … More When You Know Your History…..You Know Your Greatness!
From the bottom of my heart, I am thankful to the good Lord above for granting me 65 years of longevity and relatively good health. I say relative because this old arthritis is knocking at my door and visiting my knees on a regular basis of late. As I turn 65 today, I feel the … More 65 Years Young and Going Strong!