88 Days Remaining – The Year Was 2020

I wonder what will be the first line under the title: The Year Was 2020 twenty years from now. I remember reading history textbooks with similar reveals and always wondered if all that was printed was real. Today we do not know what is fake or not Forced to look under so much rot. It is funny how certain quotes and headlines stick; The following … Continue reading 88 Days Remaining – The Year Was 2020

Just 90 days more – Is it, it is what it is, or is it?

Last night as I watched the special program on CBS honoring the late congressman, “John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero” — a collection of interviews, reports and musical tributes celebrating the congressman’s legacy,  I felt like my soul was being cleansed. The helplessness I feel when I see and hear about what COVID-19 does to human beings started easing up a bit. And yesterday to add … Continue reading Just 90 days more – Is it, it is what it is, or is it?

91 days and counting!

COVID-19 seems to be spreading at record numbers throughout the United States. The number of deaths may rise by the end of the summer by almost nineteen thousand. This number however can be reversed if according to the leading experts we continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Most worrisome right now is the opening of schools. Many … Continue reading 91 days and counting!

Ninety-Three Days To Go – What do you know?

While it is important to remain informed about the politics that are so vital right now, it is essential that you know the sources of the information distributed. Critical thinking is very important. We are told that many things on social media are sometimes deceptive. We have become very familiar with terms like “alternative facts” and “fake news”. How do we know for sure that … Continue reading Ninety-Three Days To Go – What do you know?

94 days left – Meanwhile

Meanwhile, I need to stay positive. Life should not always be an odyssey. I read and collect quotes that inspire me. The Universe knows my true destiny. These are some quotes that I have collected to keep positive: “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” – Norman Vincent Peale “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela “I love those who can … Continue reading 94 days left – Meanwhile

Ninety-Five Days – There is Hope

Yesterday a great civil rights leader and congressman was laid to rest. John Lewis inspired Tybre Faw, who met the late congressman at a Selma march in 2018. He recited one of his favorite poems at Lewis’ memorial service. I watched him give a few interviews right after the service. He moved me so deeply with his gentle maturity. My mother would have called him … Continue reading Ninety-Five Days – There is Hope