The Forgotten Memories

Over the last week my family and I have been spending some time watching video recordings of us, made over twenty years ago. It’s truly amazing and priceless that we have this chance to view these little snap shots documenting our experiences that had been forgotten over the years. No doubt, things we probably wouldContinue reading “The Forgotten Memories”

Try a Different View

I saw this post today and I thought about how truthful and pertinent it is, especially at this time. As we look forward to Thanksgiving and the rest of the holiday season some of us are tempted to start checking the boxes for all the things we’re not or don’t have. Some will start measuringContinue reading “Try a Different View”

What, No Thanks for Thanksgiving?

I remember a time when Thanksgiving was a holiday that was deeply revered. We all understood this was a special time for giving thanks with family and friends with the overindulgence on turkey and stuffings an added bonus. Typically, this meant all the rituals and decorations for Christmas were reserved until after Thanksgiving. For yearsContinue reading “What, No Thanks for Thanksgiving?”

Hallmark of My Holidays

Watching Christmas Hallmark movies is one of my Life’s Simple Pleasures during the holidays. Now if someone were to ask me, if I ever grow tired of watching girl after girl leaving some big city and falling in love with the same type of old country boy on a farm, I’d have to say notContinue reading “Hallmark of My Holidays”

True to My Word

Last Saturday night I attended my high school’s NY Alumni Chapter’s annual fundraiser. I went to high school in Jamaica and yes, it’s true a lot of us migrated to different ends of the earth after high school, but in our blood we’re always Jamaicans, sons and daughters of its soil. We understand our school,Continue reading “True to My Word”

Dating 101 Prerequisites

Recently a friend on social media boldly shared a post listing a number of prerequisites a guy had to possess before being eligible to date her. After first admiring the set of “balls” on this woman, I seriously started wondering how many other women and men had lists of prerequisites for dating. Now if you’reContinue reading “Dating 101 Prerequisites”