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Seeds of Motivation

  Last week I attended the Greatest Homecoming On Earth…GHOE…at my alma mater, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University….commonly called “A&T”. GHOE is an entire huge calendar event full of fun, camaraderie, new friendships, warmth and happiness with FAMILY…..a whole lot of people who hold Aggieland near and dear to their hearts. 💙💛 As […]

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The Diary of My September

September, despite the hardships that visited, was a good month – and I made sure of it.  This is my favorite month, not just mainly because it’s the month of my birth 0j 9/11, but because of the weather.  It’s changing.  I prefer the cooler temperatures.  September, however, was not without its challenges and downside.  […]

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I’m ready…let’s go!

Recently I took a three week vacation.  It’s been many, many years since I took a vacation that long.  In fact, I have vivid memories of month long vacations in the early stages of my career back in the 80s and early 90s….before the most stressful of full time single mommy duties kicked in.  This […]

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Challenges with The Aging Challenge

Social media is full of two sided posters of all those who decided to participate in the Aging Challenge.  From time to time all kinds of challenges come along but this one has been of particular amusement to me.  Social media in itself oftentimes presents pretenses and ongoing attempts from people going the extra mile […]

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The Power of Addiction and The Struggle to Overcome It

This article was inspired by my Aggie friend, Jeff Nixon, who gave me this title to write about before he passed away suddenly an unexpectedly on Thursday, December 13th, 2018.  Rest in eternal peace, Jeff!  Aggie Pride! When people hear the word “addiction” most people probably think about drug addiction immediately.  The noun “addiction” is […]

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Teaching Girls How to Define Boundaries

This article is inspired by Jenita Speller Bardlavens who asked me to write about “teaching adolescent girls they have the authority to say no (implementing boundaries with friends) without guilt or feeling obligated.”   The topic of young ladies and how they carry themselves is a topic I am passionate about.  2018 marked 16 years […]

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