Resilience and Renaissance: 2010-2019

About a month ago, I realized we are ending a decade. I guess when you get to a certain age you don’t look at the years the same, especially when they are grouped in 10s. Let’s face it. Moving from 2019 to 2020 isn’t the same as the craze of moving from 1999 to 2000. … Continue reading Resilience and Renaissance: 2010-2019

It Takes a Village

It takes a village to raise a child.  ~African Proverb I don't know of anyone who hasn't heard this quote before. I would amend it and say the same goes for adults. The village many of us had as children should become more important to us as adults. Why? Our circles expand.  We attend school. … Continue reading It Takes a Village

A new path

One of the hardest lessons to learn is that everything will be alright. My parents have been telling me this for ages. You hear it but some times, actually most times, you can be so consumed by your circumstance it's hard to believe. Or, you don't allow yourself to believe.Well, I'm saying "believe it."Another saying … Continue reading A new path

Bullies & Bullying Part 1

I believe it was last week when I read about Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover. He was an 11-year-old boy who committed suicide after being bullied and harassed.I remember when I was in elementary school, some kids made fun of me. I was kind of prim and proper, not at all like I am as an adult … Continue reading Bullies & Bullying Part 1