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End of the 2016 Election Cycle

The 2016 election cycle has thankfully come to an end! Hallelujah! Now, if the insults, the biased polling touted as the gospel, the incivility that bred hatred and strife, the intolerance of voices other than our own would also end, … Continue reading

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Take care of the “Girls” all year

Breast Cancer Awareness every month?! October is breast cancer awareness month and in my humble opinion, every month ought to be breast health month! Your body is such an amazing instrument that when it speaks—like the old *E. F. Hutton … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Women

We come from a long line of wise and amazing women… When it comes to amazing and phenomenal women, Women’s History Month offers us the perfect opportunity to celebrate who they’ve helped us become and honor and appreciate their sacrifices … Continue reading

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Thankful Today

November is my favorite month! I love November, yes I do! For one, it’s almost time for my birthday and I love birthdays better than first graders love cupcakes! And, there are two holidays this month—Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Day. … Continue reading

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I Do…Everyday

Being married is fun! My husband, Roger, and I are best friends, we adore each other, and yes, we finish each other’s sentences, have the same thoughts at the same time—we call it ESP-N, and 99.1 percent of the time, … Continue reading

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Be Kind…Kindness Matters

Here’s what I know for sure this week: (1) being kind is almost as important as breathing; (2) Even the smallest acts of kindness are remembered; (3) Kindness really matters. Certainly I know these things every day of the year, … Continue reading

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WE SEE YOU

A word of appreciation to our mothers, other mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and Damas (Dads who had to be mamas too) We really do see you though there is no way we can fully understand the enormity and impact of … Continue reading

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You is beautiful …

In the 2011 movie The Help Aibileen Clark kept repeating to her young charge: “You is beautiful, you is smart, and you is important.” Today these nine words are for you too if you’ve been sexually abused, molested, raped, violated … Continue reading

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The Two Most Powerful Words in the Dictionary

DON’T QUIT. Seven years, nine months, 21 days. That’s how long it took me to start and finish my doctoral degree. Sometimes 1,100 miles a week to and from work, classes and home. A dissertation committee with different opinions about … Continue reading

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