What I Learned Blogging 30 Straight Days

I started this 30-Day blogging challenge as part of a group, but the rules changed, and I didn’t keep up with the emails. I have a problem reading emails. Oh, well, life! I was offered the chance to continue, disqualified, under the organization’s banner, or go out on my own. Guess what! Anyhoo! It’s over […]

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Personal History In Preparation For Black History Month 

Yesterday, I wrote about the monument to The Great Migration that honors the six million African Americans who traveled from the South to Chicago beginning in 1910. Today, I touch on my personal history as I prepare to celebrate Black History Month. In 1960, my family lived in Chicago on 31st and Calumet, just five blocks south of […]

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Sculptor Alison Saar’s Statue of the Great Northern Migration

Thousands of African Americans migrated to Chicago in the early 20th century, seeking greater freedoms and better opportunities. Artist, Alison Saar captures that migration in a bronze monument located at the mouth of a Chicago community known as Bronzeville. The statue is of a male traveler whose hand is raised in salute to his new home. He carries […]

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A Day In My Life

What hubby’s cooking I’ll never tell anybody to quit cooking for me. If I can eat it without preparing it, I’m good. When hubby wanted to take over the kitchen, I thought it would be temporary; so, I stepped back, amused. However, the man is causing me to reconsider giving up my domain. Things aren’t […]

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