Monthly Archives: May 2019

Share Time, Bless a Heart

I am a mentor and I am much richer because of it. For as long as I can remember, someone has mentored me, or “took up time with me,” as my great-aunt called it. We call it “mentoring” nowadays but … Continue reading

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A Salute to Those Who Served

A salute to those who served, died Every time I hear the mournful tribute Taps played, or see soldiers fold the American flag, kneel, and place it in the hands of a widow, parent, or family, I stand a little … Continue reading

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Let the Fourth Graders Be In Charge

Leave Fourth Graders in Charge I was born in 1955, 10 days before Rosa Parks took her historic seat in Montgomery and catapulted events into a new and unfamiliar place in the South. I share this because our place in … Continue reading

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Pay Attention, Strokes Are Preventable

Filmmaker and academy award nominee John Singleton’s death at 51 years old last week from a stroke hit me right between the eyes. Perhaps it was because he was so young (when you’re over 60, everyone under that age is … Continue reading

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Appreciate the Work

Appreciate the work, workers this month “And when it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May…” Songwriters Ronald White and William “Smokey” Robinson probably had no clue all the images these few words would conjure up when they wrote … Continue reading

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