Let me start with I understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 virus also known as the Corona virus. The origin of the virus is traced back to the Asian continent and has spread around the planet. Now in the United States along with other countries self-quarantine is encouraged along with curfews to help reduce the […]Read More Breaking Self-Quarantine?
I am always surprised when I’m acknowledged by name at certain establishments. Today this occurred at the Columbia Museum of Art. I first became a member in 1998 and since then have seen staff come and go. And one of the staff near and dear to all, died a few years ago. I am a […]Read More Moments
Hello world. I have not forgotten about my beloved blog. I have been using my voice in a different manner. However, I decided July was the time to share some thoughts. I’m visiting the Columbia Museum of Art and it always inspires me to write. I may write poetry or prose or just a general […]Read More Birthday Month Reflections
Chicago has elected the first African American female as Mayor. In addition, she is openly gay. On Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in an historic run-off election, Lori Lightfoot won over 70% of the votes beating Toni Preckwinkle. Preckwinkle is also an African American female. I’m a native Chicagoan who was born and raised in North […]Read More Congrats Mayor-Elect Lightfoot
Have you ever written something and then thought, nope not going to publish it? Well I did originally think the below should be kept as a diary entry, but I have decided to share it. It is a little about me and a little about the Columbia Museum of Art, particularly my friend and museum […]Read More My Christmas Break
I’ve wrestled with what to write next. My last post highlighted former First Lady Michelle Obama’s book titled Becoming. I wrote briefly about some basic parallels in our lives. Having now read more of the book and learning about Mrs. Obama’s path to becoming a phenomenal First Lady, I wanted to discuss more about her […]Read More More On Becoming
Until you get stopped in your car on your way home, at the whim of a frightened, over zealous “awful sir” with the power of death in his trigger finger, you may not understand our plight.Read More Born Too Brown
Shoes! Shoes! Shoes! I ask is there anything better than that perfect pair of new shoes? Okay maybe there is but I love a good pair of shoes.Read More Shoes!
“Ecos” an exhibit in the Community Gallery of the Columbia Museum of Art reminded me that we all want to be happy. Happiness means different things to different people but having our basic human needs met is the most important thing.Read More We All Want One Thing
This week my mind is whirling around a few things. I am still thinking about the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle who are now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. It is so interesting how in one instant our lives can change. Well it seems that changes occur in an instant but most times there are past actions taken that lead to current occurrences.Read More Sowing and Reaping