In addition to today, June 19, 2022, being Father’s Day, it is also Juneteenth. It is now and has always been one of my favorite days to celebrate. For those who don’t know, Juneteenth or June 19th is the day in 1865 when enslaved people in Texas learned they were free as decreed by the Emancipation Proclamation.
When I was a kid, it seemed the only thing I really wanted to do was get older. So when I made it to 27 I knew without all shadow of a doubt I had freedom. I thought I had the freedom to do what I wanted, when I wanted and how I wanted. Ha!... Continue Reading →