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All I Want For Christmas

All I Want For Christmas

As I close my eyes I could see the snow glistening as if diamonds were embedded in the snow. Christmas break was vastly approaching for the children and their anticipation for the holiday was on the rise. The street was filled with the décor of Christmas lights, holiday themes and Santa on his sleigh. In […]

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The Words I Didn’t Say

The Words I Didn’t Say

When it was time to start saying goodbye all I could do was cry. My loved one has left this world, but I felt that apart of me had died. So many people came to see you and share memories about how beautiful a person you were. They spoke about how amazing of a teacher […]

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My Father’s Influence

My Father’s Influence

This post is an ode to the amazing man who I call daddy and acknowledging the great things that he has done for me. There are so many fathers’ out there that are not real fathers, but my dad has been there for me since day one. For that and so much more I’m grateful […]

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Try Again or Move On

Try Again or Move On

It’s hard to reach out to someone and try to make amends when all a person get is the same result. They will try again and then go about it a different way, but nothing seems to work. How many times should someone extend the olive branch before they just give up? One of my […]

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Role Model Material

Role Model Material

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our lives that we don’t realize that our actions have an effect on others. Some of us may have siblings, children, or young people around us and they watch and pick up on our habits. However, many of us consider that and live our lives like someone is watching. Growing […]

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New Beginning

New Beginning

About a month back I wrote about how people needs to know their family history to understand their present and future. When I wrote that piece it came from the perspective of the importance of people knowing where they come from. Yesterday my friend showed me how knowing one’s family history can make a person want a […]

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Be Mine Valentine

Be Mine Valentine

I know that there are people who are skeptical of Valentine’s Day for one reason or another. There are people who are don’t have a valentine to celebrate the day with or maybe just not  a fan of the holiday. While all of those reasons valid I’ve been wondering why Valentine’s day is limited only […]

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Staying in the Nest

Staying in the Nest

As we grow into adults we gain more responsibilities along the way. Some of us will break away from our parents being responsible for us and start to take care of ourselves. In spite of this growing process I wonder why some people want to stay in the nest? One of my friends has been […]

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Celebrating Mothers

With today being Mother’s Day I just wanted to thank all of wonderful mothers and women out there for all that they have done. As I grow older I have come to realize only a small amount of what mothers do for their children. They give so much of themselves to their children and the […]

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