Letting Go the Face of My Brand! Good-bye Captain!

I was still very young when I took that picture in the Captain’s Hat. I thought, incorrectly, that 40 and older was a little dusty—not like the youthful, dewy 40, 50, and 60’s of today. I had gone to Sears with my daughters, who were nine and four at the time, and I’d been lured […]

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10 Quick Tips About Baby Boomers

American Baby Boomers are a rare breed. They were blessed to have lived during a time when Americans were free to express themselves through sit-ins, marches, protests, demonstrations, bra-burning, and the Beatles. Baby Boomers experienced an avalanche of 20th and 21st Century hysteria. They have few regrets! They invented technology. They paid into their pensions and Social Security. Their […]

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Aspiring to the Possibilities

My grandmother, affectionately called Miss Dorothy, lived in a beautiful white frame house on the corner of a shady street. The Memphis Transit bus stopped a few feet from her front door and she knew everybody who got on or off the bus. Consequently, there was a lot of “Good morning!” “Good evening!” and hat […]

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Whatever Happened to Our Cozy Childhood Neighborhoods?

Reprinted from Boomacious.com, L. Mims Something tragic happened to the old neighborhoods where I grew up in the 60’s. In those days, most of the businesses up and down 31st and 35th Streets, from King Dr. (South Park) to Michigan were owned by our neighbors. There was a drycleaner and a hardware store, both owned […]

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