Monthly Archives: December 2011

Time to be thankful

 Awaiting our friends to celebrate the year’s end Took a minute to walk through my community, around the block, at the bend, Reflected on events, challenges that attempted to steal my breath Thought about the meaning of life and the … Continue reading

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Female Fortitude

Sarah, in pink, has tackled at least three heart surgeries, and still shines that beautiful smile…What an inspiration she is to me. On a recent trip to Manduria, Italy, I was lucky enough to catch a few shots with my iphone. … Continue reading

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Pinto beans and Cornbread, Coconut, Pineapple and Chili Cake, Christmas & Kwanzaa

Christmas bi-coastal. ….worth the jet lag

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My Uncle’s Treat

“‘eenie meenie decimeeny oooh eye umbeleeny achicachi uberachi Y-O-U eep billy wopen boppum ooh bop a wippem wopum’” (My Uncle Charles Nolan taught this tongue twister musical warm up treat to my Sister, Brother and me when we were children. Now, 50 some years later,  I am giving voice lessons to … Continue reading

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angels

a stranger enters your life, offers soul searching eyes and a rapturous smile. a person in a powerful place offers encouraging words, makes a phone call your challenging situation falls into place. a customer compliments your style, appreciates the food … Continue reading

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Serenity dipped Serendipity minus the peanut butter

One thing is certain.  Life throws curve balls but we can still hit a home run. I had just finished preparing dinner last night and muffins for the next morning’s breakfast, and my husband came home, kaput,  ate, then announced, “Our customers(we … Continue reading

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