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…..
It has almost been 5 years since I retired from teaching and I am still trying to find my groove. I almost wish there was some type of design or plan to follow to make the most of retirement life because right now I am sometimes feeling like I am on a “tilt and whirl” … More Waking Up Retired….Now What?
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!
America we have to face the fact that we can no longer call ourselves “One Nation Under God” but rather “One Nation Under Fear”. You can argue, if you will, but our actions are speaking much louder than our voices. We will be judged by what we do, not what we say. I am so … More One Nation Under Fear…..
As I prepare to make a huge change in my life in the distant future, I am trying very hard to be proactive and as prepared as possible. This is because historically, whenever a big change is impending in my life, I tend to become immobilized with the awesome responsibility of the task ahead. In … More Getting Ready For A Big Change in My Life …..
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!
Yesterday I saw the movie “Hidden Figures’ which was an excellent portrayal of 3 black women who changed the outcome of NASA’s space program through their intelligence, their work and their amazing abilities. I left the theater in awe of their dignity and perseverance in view of the horrendous times of living under Jim Crow … More Hidden Figures Made Me Want to Spit Nails!