As Spring has now come upon us, many of us do what we do every year and that is to declutter, toss things out, and clear our houses and closets and basements. We are revved up and ready to go in so many ways. Me personally, I make my “To Do” lists to ensure things … More Decluttering is Not Just for Our Things…
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 my dearest friends has the type of job that is challenging and oh so rewarding. For a couple days a week, she runs a food pantry among the many other jobs she does. For years she would share stories of what her day was like and what she enjoyed about her job, as … More Doing for Others….. Try It, You Might Like It!
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…..