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Celebrating Life

Celebrating Life

A few months ago, I had a meeting with my mentor. We talked and she brought to my attention that I don’t mention FUN. I laughed, I don’t have fun. I work then take a break from work and move into business…Right NOW, that is my fun! She suggested that I start having fun.  Funny […]

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A Legacy of Love

A Legacy of Love

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion some humor and some style.” – Maya Angelou “Wake up grandma. Please, wake up.” I said as I held her hand, attempting to warm it from the heat of my own. I felt comfortable […]

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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

Would you consider yourself a role model that someone should look up to? Looking at my life I know that I have some areas that can be a good example, but others that are still a work in progress. The thing about being a role model though is that we don’t always know when are being […]

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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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