Posted: Thursday - Aug. 7, 2008
How I remember my school days! The excitement of change and the promise of new discoveries made the beginning of a school year a positive time for me.
Posted: Thursday - July 24, 2008
When writer and minister Keith B. was growing up, his family didn’t have much.
Posted: Thursday - July 10, 2008
On my bedroom dresser stands a photograph of myself with a baby on my back. The child is one of my energetic nieces. The photo was taken a few years ago when my niece, now age 7, could barely walk.
Posted: Thursday - June 26, 2008
Remember slumber parties? Pigtailed and glassy-eyed, as little girls we giggled into the night in our best PJs.
Posted: Thursday - June 12, 2008
Sherri (not her real name) was used to seeing her father on weekends, summers, and holidays as a child.
Posted: Thursday - May 29, 2008
Recent media reports have raised public awareness about the rights and beliefs of certain religious sects.
Posted: Thursday - May 15, 2008
Going green doesn’t happen overnight.
Posted: Thursday - May 1, 2008
I must sound the alarm on myself. We’re almost halfway through 2008, and I have barely made progress on my New Year’s resolution to banish chronic tardiness from my life forever.
Posted: Thursday - April 17, 2008
Years ago, while writing in my bedroom one night, I was caught off guard by a rap on my window one night.
Posted: Thursday - April 3, 2008
I spent last weekend writing, talking about writing and listening to people talk about writing.
Posted: Thursday - March 20, 2008
Remember the 1993 movie “Groundhog Day”?
Posted: Thursday - March 6, 2008
Alfred (not his real name) had noticed erratic changes in his nephew Jay’s behavior. Normally a pleasant and easygoing kid, Jay had reported that people were following him, and he seemed unusually paranoid and distrustful — even of family members.
Posted: Thursday - Feb. 21, 2008
I once attended a training where the speaker asked those present to participate in an exercise. We were to break up into pairs and tell each other about our week, highlighting the negative parts.
Posted: Thursday - Feb. 7, 2008
African-American history is complex, filled with tales of trials, triumphs, sudden and smooth forward motion and overall bumpy progress.
Posted: Thursday - Jan. 24, 2008
A few days ago, my parents finally returned from a three-year sojourn to Africa. Family members gathered at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport to watch them emerged bewildered, jet-lagged and happy from the plane.
The school year has begun.
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