Wise Words

Wise words from my red headed Grandpa...  Don't get to wishin' for what other folks have.  Think about whatchu got and be grateful for it.  You can't have everything. You still livin' ain't cha?  You got a roof ova your head don't cha?  You ate (whatchu you had) didn't ya?  Be grateful cause some folks … Continue reading Wise Words

Mary Edmonia Lewis 

Have you ever heard of Mary Edmonia Lewis? You haven't? Well, let me tell you a little about her. Mary Edmonia Lewis was the first woman of African American and Native American descent to achieve international fame and recognition as a sculptor in the world of fine arts. Edmonia's father was Afro-Haitian and her mother … Continue reading Mary Edmonia Lewis 

My Biggest Struggle 

I was asked what my biggest personal struggle is and to post my response on my blog. I have no qualms about answering that question because we all have some type of struggle or two. With that being said, I want to use this opportunity to show that no matter what your struggle or struggles … Continue reading My Biggest Struggle 

Juneteenth 

Good Morning! Happy Morning! I know I'm a little late on this, but I'm still going to post my thoughts on Juneteenth. If you've never heard of Juneteenth prepare to be "schooled."    Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  On June 19, 1865 Union soldiers led … Continue reading Juneteenth