March, 1988 We knew it all along, didn’t need a judge to tell us. But maybe he did. Besides, it was a way for me to finally… Read more "Finding Lost Family"
Time to get real. My past posts have been personal, but this is something different. It's about my recent visit to see my uncle in prison. And… Read more "Strong. Brave. Proud?"
Living in the past is not an option. For years now, the universe has been telling me to get rid of stuff. It's necessary as part of… Read more "Biscuits + Yesterday + Tomorrow = Today"
Nana hasn’t made me biscuits in ages, and she missed it. Me too! These days, I’m usually the one cooking her meals. So this morning, here she…… Read more “Biscuit-Makin’ Nana”
The thoughts and emotions swimming around in my head today are keeping me out of sorts. It’s as if rubber balls are bouncing around inside me. As…… Read more “Keep Dancing”
For the past few weeks, I’ve been hiding behind my laptop. The temps were low, most of the time, which made it easier to avoid going out…… Read more “Don’t Forget to Dance”
“O gentle Romeo, If thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully. Or if thou think’st I am too quickly won, I’ll frown and be perverse and say thee…… Read more “Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire "courting"?”
This past year, for so many, has been full of major events, both good and bad. And 2009 promises many changes. President Obama has a long, rocky…… Read more “And, Thus, A New Journey Begins…”
This blog entry is dedicated in loving memory of my mother, Brenda J. McGraw, who recently passed away following a very violent death, to which I bore…… Read more “In Loving Memory of Brenda J. McGraw – My Mother”