Have you ever found yourself in a pickle? One thing I’ve found is that I’m often in a pickle from trying to “help” someone. Sometimes they come right out and ask for support, guidance, or even money. Often afterwards I realize “Oops! I did it again.” By again, I mean I’ve allowed someone to takeContinue reading “Blessed?”

My Skin Will Never Be Black

I worked with an older black woman for about 6 years. She was the same age as my mother. We became friends, I would consider us good friends. We still keep in touch. During the down times at work, she and I would have long conversations.We talked about our lives, our outlooks, politics, and sharedContinue reading “My Skin Will Never Be Black”

I’m proud to say “I graduated from Carter Riverside!”

My memory isn’t what it use to be.  Yet I have very vivid specific memories.  I remember my very first day of kindergarten at Riverside Elementary.  I recall sitting next to Delia Pulliam.  She had her pony tail on the side of her head, which I thought was very cool.  She was my very bestContinue reading “I’m proud to say “I graduated from Carter Riverside!””

One of the Best Years of My Life <3

One of the best years of my life was August 1992 through July 1993.  It was during this period that I had two of the best roommates that you could imagine.  I had a previous roommate who started out wonderful, but that is a whole other story. In August of 1992, (I think that isContinue reading “One of the Best Years of My Life <3”

Out with the Negative, In with the Positve

Its a fact, 10 people can tell you how wonderful you are, but let one person say something the least bit negative and that’s what we are going to dwell on.  Its human nature.  We repeat it in our mind.  We roll it around.  We hang on to it and don’t want to let itContinue reading “Out with the Negative, In with the Positve”

Facebook ……. Where I store my friends!

I have some friends and family that think Facebook is “bad”, “evil”, and will only get you in trouble. Your boss or potential employer can look at your Facebook page and make decisions on your employment based on stuff you posted on Facebook. To that I say “phhtttttt” Yes there are young people out thereContinue reading “Facebook ……. Where I store my friends!”