Remembering September 11, 2001


I wasn’t going to post anything today. I sometimes worry that my words are not enough. But then I started reflecting on where I was and what happened on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. My story is like so many, it includes an ache and still shock about the horrific terrorist attacks. But there is more […]

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Moments


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 […]

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Birthday Month Reflections


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 […]

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We All Want One Thing


“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.

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I Am A Black Woman…I Matter


I use to always think if I needed help I would run to the police department.  For example if I were being followed by an unknown vehicle.  I direct people begging for money to the local police department.  However, I don’t know anymore…and that saddens me.  Repeated incidents of police officers shooting unarmed men or shooting […]

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Amtrak #91 Silver Star Breakdowns


On the evening of Friday, July 8, 2016 at approximately 8:15pm on train #91 – Silver Star just outside of Rocky Mount, NC the engineer ran over tree debris resulting in damage to a main reservoir that effected the braking system. Passengers were advised of the situation and possible resolutions. It is now 3:52am as […]

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A Library Nerd’s Birthday


Today 50 years ago, I was born.  I was a few weeks early and my mom thought she had indigestion, until her water broke.  I believe from the day and hour in which I was born, until the various dates of my parent’s deaths that I was loved.  My dad wasn’t there for my birth […]

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New Year…Same You


So it’s 16 days into 2016.  How are your new year resolutions going?  You know that one big thing you said you would do this year or the multiple itemed list.  I don’t mean to sound sarcastic but each year most people make pie in the sky resolutions then by now have fallen flat. In […]

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