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Light in the Darkness

Monday, August 21, 2017, millions of people will look to the sky. With anxious anticipation, they will wait for the moon to completely cover the sun. Depending on where you live in the United States, you could be in the path of complete totality ~ where you can view the entirety of the sun’s coverage […]

Lovely Thing ~ Justice for All

  “I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.”   Think On These Things ~ Alicia

On Having It All

I consider myself part of the first generation of women encouraged expected to work outside of the home, to balance a career and family, to wallow in the joy of having-it-all. When I was born in 1962, less than one-fourth of mothers with children under 18 were part of the labor force. By the time my […]

Your Special Day

When I was pregnant, I was diagnosed with a rare pregnancy condition called Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy. Basically, during mid-late pregnancy, my bile acid levels increased to heightened levels, deposited under my skin, and left me with agonizing itchiness. The condition would reverse after delivery, but with it worsening in my last few weeks, it […]

Lovely Thing ~ Being Good

I don’t know about you, but I’m weary of grown folks misbehaving. I’m plumb tuckered out by adults who act more like children than children. I’ve been accused of over-simplifying things that are innately complex, but I truly believe we make life so much harder than it needs to be. It’s really not that complicated. We don’t […]

Simple Pleasures

Every now and then, we surprisingly find ourselves with a few spare minutes, or even an hour, to fill with whatever we’d like. Maybe an appointment was cancelled, or it’s Sunday afternoon and everyone in your family is busy. We can let this time slip by like sand through an hourglass, or we can fill […]

Classic Films

Do you ever find yourself surfing the television channels, wishing that there was something “good” to watch? We all have our guilty pleasures ~ news marathons, reality TV, or crime dramas. However, once in awhile I find myself at a point where I simply cannot force myself to watch another episode of House Hunters (I know they want […]