Life is a Good Idea

Three years ago exactly, I had the pleasure of meeting one of my favorite poets: Ms. Nikki Giovanni. She came to one of our favorite local bookstores, Nicola’s, in promotion of her new book, Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid. While I was there, I felt like I was in an intimate conversation, although there were close… Read More

Photography Club Throwback Thursday

In honor of Throwback Thursday, and as a teaser for my new blog series beginning soon, I present to you my first photograph taken and developed as part of the Scarlett Middle School photography club. Preparation included thinking of a subject and theme and understanding my resources. I put a feeler out and ended up… Read More

Thankful Thursdays: Are you happy?

Originally appeared on February 20, 2013 Monday I had a rotten day. I was sick with a head cold, sorting through personal finances, everything I scheduled for the day turned out differently than planned, I worked really hard and felt like I got nothing accomplished. We all have days like that – where nothing seems… Read More

Thankful Thursdays: Keep Your Thank You’s Fresh

Photo courtesy of: Quadell How many times have you heard or read the words ‘thank you’ this week? Better yet, how many times a day do you say, write, or type ‘thank you’? Probably hundreds. It is one of the first phrases babies learn how to say and one that we never stop using. Originating in the… Read More