I have often spoken about a young woman named Chiddy who has been a mentee of mine for what seems like forever. Not only are we very close but I have been close to her family in Nigeria as well for all these many years. Not too long ago I sent Chiddy several of my shirts to share with her… Read More
We are all on our own remarkable journey! Whether it includes work, retirement, children, grandchildren, heartbreak, tremendous love, huge successes, or crushing defeats, it is a journey unique to each of us. It informs and shapes us into what we are and continues to mold us into what we are to be. Each experience is just another stitch in the fabulous quilt that tells the story of our lives. Through this blog, I invite you to share my journey past, present and looking to the future. It began more than sixty years ago and continues to amaze and delight me. I hope that we can share experiences, perhaps share advice, and enrich our lives through our common and sometimes not so common experiences. This blog has posts in different categories as you can see. Here is a brief description of what you will find in each one. Join me as I continue the journey, reflect on the past and enjoy the moment.
We all do it especially as we get older and reflect back on our lives. What if yesterday was all there was and today was yet to be? What if today is all there is and tomorrow will never be? What if? What if? What if? It’s easy to get caught up in playing the what if game. The problem… Read More
In her book “Age Is Nothing But A State of Mind” Suzy Toronto said ” . . . when you change nothing, nothing will change. But with a new attitude, you can really make a difference.” This is not profound. In fact. it is simple but sometimes we need to see it in writing to make the light come on… Read More
Oh! You probably think this is going to be the same conversation that goes on when black women talk about “hair.” Should you straighten it or wear it natural? Should it be curly or wavy? Extensions or wigs? Weaves? Twists or braids? Women have so many options and can choose any of these styles on any given day. The hair… Read More
“Today you are You. That is truer than true. There is no one alive who is You-er than You.” Dr. Seuss Back in the late ’80s there was a book authored by Robert Fulghum titled “All I Really Need To Know I learned in Kindergarten.” It was a huge success and is still in print today because it reminded us… Read More
“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” Dr. Seuss How many times a day do we see people walking with their eyes on their cell phones or worse walking without seeing? By that I mean, when you are so deep in thought that you become oblivious to the things going on around… Read More