#direction

Direction: Which Way is Up?

  To possess sound judgment or common sense; to have a clear understanding of a situation. Creating community, restoring community, and positively impacting communities have been a huge part of my life’s commitment. My family was part of the Great Migration. The elders instilled in us that moving…

Causal Directions 

One thing that marvels me the most is watching a baby nearing her seventh month leaning against the sofa. She’s ready to take that first momentous step forward. Then, as she moves gently away, she takes her first step and plops! That’s joyful to watch. The next thing…

Thanks for Listening: Life Directions

  Back in the Day… Starting in life, I began to formulate how I would impact my world and eventually the world at large. When I was three or four years old, my parents opened a juke joint named “The Dew Drop Inn.” And my aunt and uncle,…

When The Direction is STOP

    “I know how to go, go, go. Stopping, I’ve learned, is the stuff of mastery.”  — Danielle LaPorte Sometimes you find yourself at an impasse, pondering which direction to pursue. Of course, there are many directions, Up, Down, Sideways, North, South, East, West, Left, Right, each with its…

Mi Casa, Su Casa: Quiche!!!

I absolutely love preparing, serving, and savoring a good quiche. Quiche is one  of the easiest to prepare, and most versatile dishes around. It can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Quiche can be served hot or room temperature, making it the perfect dish for a buffet….

The Course Shifted… Again

  On April 27th, 2016, I finished the initial draft of my first novel, tentatively titled ‘Eleven Fifty-Nine.’ I was giddy with excitement and had a feeling of achievement because I had completed a project I didn’t think I would… ever. The idea for what I thought would…

Follow the Directions

  At some time in our lives, most of us have come to a fork in the road and needed to decide what direction we should take. If only we had a GPS to guide us, or even an old-fashioned Road Atlas or one of those maps we…