May’s Memories

Carpe Diem which means “seize the day” is the motto of my old high school in Jamaica. Over the years that phrase has become more relevant and meaningful to my life. May has come and soon will be gone but not before giving us Mother’s Day, togetherness, and some memories to last a lifetime. Unfortunately,Continue reading “May’s Memories”

Friday Feelings

It’s been a while since I had a “Friday Feeling”, but today I needed it and the feeling today is re-charge. My heart has been heavy for the last few days with all the wars, diseases, massacres and constant horrible breaking news. For my sanity, this weekend is begging for a “hard stop”. So, I’mContinue reading “Friday Feelings”

Remember When…

As we start aging, for some of us it’s becomes natural to look back longingly at our younger years. We start remembering the “good ole days” and some of the things we used to do. Yes, we even think about the way we once looked and felt, the heads we used to turn, the heartsContinue reading “Remember When…”

My Time of Reckoning

Early mornings have become my time of reckoning. I lie in bed as the ever so slight evidence of daybreak creeps in through the windows and the shadows slowly start to fade away. Usually, this reckoning begins with my sudden awakening followed by thoughts that eagerly rush in as if they’ve been impatiently waiting allContinue reading “My Time of Reckoning”

Counting on Accountability

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about “accountability”. The dictionary describes it as “the obligation to explain, justify, and take responsibility for one’s actions.” Every person who has reached the age where he or she is able to act of his own volition, has the obligation to be held accountable. For this reason, as youngContinue reading “Counting on Accountability”