Boston Marathon Tragedy


Although the date of this editorial is April 23, 2013, my heart still breaks for the tragedies at the Boston Marathon. When I heard the dreadful news my response was, “Who could do this? Is it another terrorist attack?” I suppose everyone in America thinks similar thoughts since September 11, 2001. Nothing in my lifetimeContinue reading “Boston Marathon Tragedy”

AT&T Actually Kept Their Word — IT’S ABOUT TIME!


Dearest Readers: Yesterday was truly a day where my normal cool, calm and collective persona almost exploded. The morning started with another complaint to AT&T to let them know the scheduled technician never arrived on the evening of April 16. Of course, they suggested rescheduling…I blew a fuse. To make a most frustrating day complete,Continue reading “AT&T Actually Kept Their Word — IT’S ABOUT TIME!”

AT&T — Another No Show!!!


I suppose all of my FB friends are curious as to what happened during the ‘scheduled appointment with AT&T’ yesterday. I reported ‘the technician is scheduled to arrive between 4pm – 8pm,’ according to the text sent to my cell phone at 9:02am yesterday… Well, the plot thickens. We waited from 4-8pm… I had aContinue reading “AT&T — Another No Show!!!”

Welcome to Bibb City / Columbus, Georgia


Chattahoochee Child Barbie Perkins-Cooper Copyright April, 2013 Arriving in Columbus, Georgia on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, I struggled not to allow depression to overtake my mood. Exhausted from an eight hour drive, I plopped on to the tiny sofa, attempting to relax. “How can I relax,’ I whispered to myself. ‘This is the city thatContinue reading “Welcome to Bibb City / Columbus, Georgia”

The Journey of Cleet…Cleet Continues…


Good morning, World. It is a beautiful, sunshiny day in Charleston, SC — a beautiful day where I can see clearly now! What a relief! Thank you, God. To all who have asked, my foster child, Sweet Little Cleet…Cleet… is doing well with his new family. The moment I met them, I knew they wereContinue reading “The Journey of Cleet…Cleet Continues…”

The Eyes Have It – Contacts, Eye Infections, Losing Sight


Dearest Readers: It is a late and wet morning for me within the City of Charleston, SC. Originally, my plans for today were to walk the dogs, afterward, I planned to walk the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge. The dampness of such a wet day has dictated that I cannot honor my plans. Deciding it isContinue reading “The Eyes Have It – Contacts, Eye Infections, Losing Sight”

The Top 10 Workout Songs For April


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs For April Fort Wayne, IN – April 1, 2013 – Collaborations reign in this month’s workout playlist. Justin Bieber lent Will.I.Am a hand on the latter’s latest. Italian super producer Alex Gaudino turned the mic over to Jordin Sparks. Lastly, Pitbull and Christina Aguilera urged folks toContinue reading “The Top 10 Workout Songs For April”