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,
I woke this morning with some serious thoughts in my mind and I would like to share them with you. I am a Christian. Christmas is an important holiday for us because it symbolizes Jesus' birth-- Jesus, a third of the holy trinity. I bring this up because I want to talk about people, love… Continue reading Think about it…
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
As the holiday season continues, take a good look at the people around you, specifically the people who help you on a daily basis. There are so many people in your life that work really hard to make your life easier. I want to talk about two of them. The two people in most our… Continue reading Prospective
I have always been a creature of habit. I like things a certain way and dislike last minute changes. I wasn't always like this but after the military, something in my brain changed. I have been working on myself for my whole entire adult life. I used to think that once you made it to… Continue reading My constant is change.
I was catching up with a friend recently and I was telling her about all the things I had going on. As you know, I recently returned from Scotland and Ireland. But outside of that, I went on a business trip to Washington, D.C. and am an active participant in my kids school and after… Continue reading Rags to RICHES