Early Happy Independence Day


Dearest Readers: Happy Independence Day. Tomorrow, Saturday July 4, 2020, is Independence Day for the USA. For those who are not aware, Independence Day – The Fourth of July—”has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. The tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.Continue reading “Early Happy Independence Day”

I’m Angry Now


UPDATE — CORRECTION – Perhaps I allowed my emotions to kick in when this was originally published. The correct date of the Charleston Sofa Superstore fire was June 18, 2007 – not June 18, 2013. My apologies. The damages and vandalism was Thursday, June 25, 2020. Dearest Readers: About an hour ago, I arrived homeContinue reading “I’m Angry Now”

Equality – Not Racism!


Dearest Readers: I imagine a few of my friends will be totally unhappy with what I might say here, but here goes — I have many opinions I will not share here on social medias regarding the racism issues. I’ve read about the riots in downtown Charleston and many of those rioters were arrested forContinue reading “Equality – Not Racism!”

The Time is Now — Equality For All!


Dearest Readers: Lately, every time I open a newspaper to read the local and world news, EVERY PAGE has something pertaining to the recent movements in the USA. For example — events for blacks. Events and discussions regarding abolishing law enforcement. Events. Subjects….While I understand the black community is finally having a voice regarding theirContinue reading “The Time is Now — Equality For All!”

Compression Fracture – The Worst Pain — EVER!


Dearest Readers: Good morning, or perhaps I should also say, Good afternoon! If you are a regular fan of my blog, you might remember during the morning of our move from suburbia to the country — December 23, 2019 — I fell off a three step ladder, fracturing my back. The pain I’ve endured isContinue reading “Compression Fracture – The Worst Pain — EVER!”

2020…Corona Virus Spreading, and Now Racism


Dearest Readers: Brace Yourselves, Readers. Yes. I admit it. Barbie Perkins-Cooper is stepping gently on her soap box once again, only this time with compassion, heartache and opinions that all of my regular readers {and those who know me personally} have been curious as to WHEN I would write about the subject at hand. ItContinue reading “2020…Corona Virus Spreading, and Now Racism”

Tropical Storm Bertha


Dearest Readers: As most of you know, on December 23, 2019 I fell off a three-step ladder, fracturing my back. Last night, I awoke to horrific pain by the L-1. Tossing and turning, I got up, walked around, noticing the rain. We’ve had lots of rain since moving to Ravenel, South Carolina, but in thisContinue reading “Tropical Storm Bertha”