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The Runaway

Lately, our Nation's Capital has been plagued with many reports of missing children and teens. Some have most likely fallen victim to human trafficking and some are being typical adolescents, overwhelmed with issues effecting their mental and physical being. I remember when I was eight years old, … [Read More...]

Wild and Untamed!

Untamed Discoveries -- Some movies that didn't necessary catch my attention when they first appeared on the big screen, have now raised my carefully sculpted eyebrows when I binge watch through my streaming accounts. It's normally on a Friday or Saturday night, when plans fall by the waist side, … [Read More...]

Somebody Prayed for Me!

Each morning that I'm gifted with a new day of life, I jump start my day with a moment of silence, reflection and prayer -- just before I settle into my daily routine of drop-offs, pick-ups, and drive-by errands.  As a woman and mother, I find myself praying for the well being of others. I pray for … [Read More...]

Stumbling Into Fall

Stumbling. Fumbling. Fall. Colorful leaves, warm, rich colors, and mild temperatures are the best combined elements that ignite my senses during the autumn season. I'm a Fall baby, and I wholeheartedly embrace it. The weather is in transition mode where the mornings call for a lightweight jacket … [Read More...]

In the Spotlight

Life’s Deadline

Scratch paper and forgotten drafts -- I was searching through my various journals, post-it-notes and scratch pads and noticed the massive amount of deadline dates and to-do-lists that I've created, but not necessarily completed. As I turned the pages, an animated inscription etched invisibly across … [Read More...]

Fumbling Into Fabulous Forties

Fabulously Fumbling -- I unintentionally apologize for every creative move I make, every second thought…and step I take. In exactly 1 day, I’ll be stumbling into a new age realm; the fabulous 40s. I remember as a teenager thinking being 40 meant your life is over, your toes will become crooked and … [Read More...]

Post Election Blues

I voted…and I voted early. Before I begin, I will start by admitting that I am a true democrat, and I chanted the hashtag mantra… #IAMWITHHER. I supported the democratic presidential nominee, Hilary R. Clinton, because she represented many things for me, including possibly becoming the first … [Read More...]

Fudge-Gin-Benches

Scrunch the words together, pronounce it fast and repeat it twice: Fudge Gin Benches, Fudge Gin Benches. Do you know of any? I guess the first step is for me to describe what they are and how a few Fudge-Gin-Benches have affected me. Fudge-Gin-Benches had me spinning on their merry-go-round … [Read More...]