The BFF and I played hooky from life for an entire Saturday. It was gloriously delightful, even if the crush of things looming over me the next day gave me chest pains. As I ran around like a sprayed roach, I couldn’t help but think we really ...
One of the most well-known and beloved Christmas traditions is giving and receiving gifts. This tradition has sparked a new custom all of its own. It consists of names being drawn in secret, and purchasing a gift for the person whose name was drawn. ...
No white person can imagine what it’s like living as a black person in America. Anyone who says otherwise is flat-out wrong. We’ve never been born into that, lived with and dealt with that situation.
Many of us either remember the actual events or heard about them from our parents who vividly remembered the horror of the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Our youngest generation should also know about that attack on such a lovely morning so long ago.
Okay, it is now eight days since Thanksgiving, and we are still eating leftover turkey… and loving it. John and I both enjoy turkey so much that we never seem to tire of it. Rather than having to force ourselves to use it up, our problem has m...
“Honey, can you please stop throwing your hair on the floor? Or ignore me and keep doing exactly what you were doing.” My enraged daughter was ripping her hair out of her brush and tossing it to the carpet. I was invisible to her. I had...
The Harris family moved recently, during which we learned a few things about life. The first, which we sort of knew, but hadn’t really tested in a while, is good friends are essential to your stuff getting from one place to another. It’...