Thoughts

Historic Vacation Thoughts

This week, I have been spending time in Pennsylvania with my children and husband. It's Spring break for the kids and normally we spend time in the Cape during their week off but this year, we decided to come to Hershey and spend this time neck deep in chocolate. The week isn't over yet but… Continue reading Historic Vacation Thoughts

Equanimity, Thoughts

This Christmas,

My sisters and I were able to give my father the gift of his ancestral beginnings this year. I gave him a DNA test, through http://www.africanancestry.com, that determined which African country his paternal DNA is from and solved the mystery of where a portion of my family was taken from during the slave trade. As… Continue reading This Christmas,

Equanimity

History has its eyes on you

I had the privilege of seeing Hamilton last weekend. This musical was so profound and important to me because of my love of history and the events that shaped our present. Upon leaving the theater, my mind swirled with thoughts provoked by the points brought up concerning Alexander Hamilton’s life. He was a person who… Continue reading History has its eyes on you

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

History on repeat

Today, in the US, we celebrate our independence. July 4, 1776 marks the day that the original 13 colonies declared themselves an independent nation, separate from England. This year it's especially difficult for me to celebrate because of the condition of this country. I feel some level of shame for the things right outside my… Continue reading History on repeat

Equanimity, Thoughts

Diversity forever

My company has recently put an emphasis on diversity inclusion as part of the Company's annual goals and values. In a few weeks, there will be a diversity inclusion panel discussion where we will discussion the importance of having diverse people in the company. This made me shudder. Not because I don't believe in diversity… Continue reading Diversity forever