Belated Happy Father’s Day From the Holy City, Charleston, SC


Last week was truly a week of grief and shock for us, and when I heard about the church shootings early Thursday morning, I was truly in shock. I ask – “How? How does this happen in a Holy City.

“WEIGHT GAIN IS NOT A PERMANENT CONDITION!’


Dearest Readers: Today is my day to face the music…stop beating myself up…and move on with life! Why? Simple. Today is my weigh-in day at Weight Watchers. Early this morning, I felt nervous. Embarrassed…All of those negative feelings we all feel whenever we gain weight. I confess – I have used my ‘get out ofContinue reading ““WEIGHT GAIN IS NOT A PERMANENT CONDITION!’”

Barney and the Bibb Mill


The thermostat hanging on the porch read 100 degrees that Wednesday afternoon. I wiped beads of perspiration from my forehead. If only Grammy had given me permission to go to the swimming pool. The only way I kept cool was by wrapping ice cubes in a wash cloth, placing them on my head.