Sears vs. Black Friday – A Comedy of Errors


Dearest Readers: Yesterday was Black Friday, normally a day I will shop for Christmas gifts in the afternoon. Never do I fight the early lines, simply because years ago, when I worked in the retail industry, I saw people losing their dignity and integrity over an item on sale. Originally on Black Friday, I doContinue reading “Sears vs. Black Friday – A Comedy of Errors”

Thanksgiving, 2014


Dearest Readers: Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA in two days, Thursday, November 27, 2014. Because it is always a busy day for me, I would like to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving. Tomorrow I begin the process of the infamous Thanksgiving meal – prepping, baking and getting theContinue reading “Thanksgiving, 2014”

Definitely NOT A Friday Reflection – Sears, Kenmore and HERE WE GO AGAIN…


Dearest Readers: Yes, I understand – today is Saturday, not a Friday reflection. I had every intention to write a Friday reflection yesterday, before all H— broke loose. Allow me to explain. I awoke dreading the day due to another battle with insomnia. I do believe insomnia won this week. Almost every hour I haveContinue reading “Definitely NOT A Friday Reflection – Sears, Kenmore and HERE WE GO AGAIN…”

Grammy’s Heavenly Homemade Biscuits – Chattahoochee Child


Yesterday while reading an e-mail from an online writers’ group, I discovered a food writing contest. The directions discussed a contest for Thanksgiving. The assignment was to share a family recipe for the holidays. Humph. I thought. I don’t have any family recipes to share. That assignment for a contest got me thinking; nevertheless, IContinue reading “Grammy’s Heavenly Homemade Biscuits – Chattahoochee Child”

Friday Reflections — Enough Said!


Dearest Readers: Late autumn always depresses me when the sun sets so early and darkness blankets the skies, much…much too early. I enjoy evenings where I enjoy the sun setting later. Tomorrow evening is the Elks show in Murrells Inlet, SC. Since the show started traveling “on the road” with our talents, I have alwaysContinue reading “Friday Reflections — Enough Said!”

New Production Launched in Myrtle Beach, Thunder and Light, Featuring All That!


For Immediate Release Gilmore Entertainment, The Calvin Gilmore Theater November 12, 2014 Media Contact: Jordan Watkins, Director of Marketing (843) 913-1453 JWatkins@GilmoreEntertainment.com Low res photo attached, high res photos available at the link below: http://www.gilmoreentertainment.info/Public/ThunderAndLight/ New Production Launched in Myrtle Beach, Thunder and Light, Featuring All That! Calvin Gilmore, the groundbreaking producer and director thatContinue reading “New Production Launched in Myrtle Beach, Thunder and Light, Featuring All That!”

Friday Reflections…


Dearest Readers: If you follow my blog on a regular basis, you will know I haven’t written much in this column in about two weeks. Last week was truly the week from Hell for me. Beginning with suspected car problems where the technicians replied, “The engine light wasn’t on when we checked it…” Of course,Continue reading “Friday Reflections…”

Chattahoochee Child — Saga Continues…


Chattahoochee Child Barbie Perkins-Cooper Copyright 2014 Walking around the flower displays at the exhibit hall of the Coastal Carolina Fair, I inhaled the aromatic smells of pale orange roses. Garrett touched a rose petal. I tapped his hand. “You aren’t supposed to touch them,” I scolded. He laughed, stepping back. “Coral roses are my favorites,”Continue reading “Chattahoochee Child — Saga Continues…”

The Top 10 Workout Songs for November 2014


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Top 10 Workout Songs for November 2014 Fort Wayne, IN – October 31, 2014 – This month’s top 10 list makes three things clear: #1. Iggy Azalea isn’t going anywhere. The Levi’s model and rap phenomenon shows up in the list below with two different collaborators—Rita Ora and Jennifer Lopez. #2.Continue reading “The Top 10 Workout Songs for November 2014”

Whatever Happened To Customer Service In America???


Dearest Readers: Today is Sunday, November 02, 2014, a beautiful, but chilly day in Charleston, SC. Undoubtedly, this week has been a week filled with much stress, starting with last Sunday. Late that afternoon, I drove my car to dinner with my husband; I heard a distinctive ‘ding’ noticing my engine light was on. “OhContinue reading “Whatever Happened To Customer Service In America???”