Word to My Mother

I surely do love my mother, and I bet you do, too. You know, I have a pet peeve related to social media. Besides the fact that there is an epidemic of  the inability to correctly use Your vs You’re,  there is a little trend that bugs me more than poor grammar. I cringe when ever I read “My … More Word to My Mother


What do you get when you cross a brown-headed man whose beard grows out red with a lovely lady who has auburn highlights in her hair? ME!! For as long as I can remember, my hair has defined  me. It has led to nicknames, name-calling, hurt feelings, and compliments. All because of the color. Calling … More Red-Headed

Girl Squad

Taylor Swift has the most famous one. She has been both heralded and criticized in the past year for showing off her large group of friends, traveling with them, posting pictures of their fun on Instagram, etc. Her activity has even coined new terms and resulted in hashtags such as #squad and #squadgoals. My personal opinion … More Girl Squad

The Three Trees

It’s coming! It’s coming! CHRIST-mas is coming! So, I thought I would share one of my favorite things related to CHRIST-mas. It’s a book…The Three Trees. Back in Meridian, Mississippi, somewhere between 1997-2000, I went to one of those traveling book sales that would pop up at our workplace a couple of times a year. I … More The Three Trees

‘Thank yew!! Thankyouverymuch’: The Power of the Thank You Note

“No, thank you, ” I replied to the sales associate in the store who asked if he could help me. His response: “You aren’t from around here, are you?”  I laughed and said, “No, but how did you know that??? I only said three words!”  Then I realized my first words must have sounded like, … More ‘Thank yew!! Thankyouverymuch’: The Power of the Thank You Note