Goodbye Christmas, Hello Spring!

My husband just brought it to my attention that I still have remnants of Christmas all over the downstairs living areas. Wow! I’d gotten so used to them being there and they fit in with the décor so well that they’d grown on me. (Love those bowls of ornaments and the silver ornaments around the […]

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Some of My Favorite Southern Expressions

My great grandma’s name was Edna, but everybody called her Miss Sweet. She was known mainly for her skills in the kitchen. The woman could fix anything. She used only fresh ingredients and we went to market almost everyday. When my sister and I walked a’piece, to “town” with Mama Sweet, we wore our sun […]

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Take This Leadership! I Don’t Want It Anymore!

I chose the title because I see too many leaders who haven’t been trained for leadership and they’re just about ready to give up. They had visions of leading their companies, departments, schools, or organizations to great heights. Unfortunately, their people didn’t embrace them, get behind them and follow. Consequently nothing was accomplished. One misconception […]

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Real African American History is Unsettling

It wasn’t my intent to burden my readers with the murky parts of American History, as there are facts many of us are not only ignorant of, but select not to learn of. A deep dive into African American History is one such murky subject for it is painful. In researching this project for publication, […]

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February Celebrates African American History Month

African American History Month was first proposed by black educators and students of the Black United Students Organization at Kent State University in February, 1969. Originally named Black History Month, the first actual celebration took place at Kent State the following year. It lasted from January 2 to February 28, 1970. Six years later, Black History […]

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