Finding Melody in History

History has a song and sometimes it takes awhile for us to recognize its Melody. I’ve mentioned before that my mother integrated a school, and how I had the opportunity to visit the land that my ancestors worked as slaves, but those stories (and many others like them) can be difficult at times to convey … Read more

Free Memories

I am a proud Memory Web ambassador. While I have been compensated for content, my words, thoughts, and memories are all my own!  This is the time of year that people list the things for which they are grateful. I am thankful for so much. Last week’s #tbt on Instagram was again brought to you … Read more

Find Your Way to Moana

I had the opportunity to catch an early screening of the new Disney film Moana. I saw then what many people are seeing now – it is an amazing story. My initial reaction to the film was that I saw elements of two other adventure stories – Hercules and the Odyssey. I also enjoyed the fact … Read more

I Made it to the World Series. 

I grew up in the All-American City of Cleveland, Ohio. A child of the 80s, I was nurtured in a hard hat, lunchbox toting metropolis where both disappointment and hope shared a long term lease. The underdog was the perpetual spirit animal of our city replaced, only at times, by the laughing stock.  As a … Read more