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And Where Have You Been the Past 40 Years?

You know you have lived a long time when you hear from someone who has been lost in decades of moves, changes, marriages, and life. But, lo and behold, I received a letter from an old friend this week, someone I haven’t heard from since 1967. Or was it 1968? Anyway, 40+ years of living… Continue reading And Where Have You Been the Past 40 Years?

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What Does Failure Look Like?

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse than to never have tried” – Theodore Roosevelt Today’s post is a result of the weekly challenge from My Red Page about the above quote. https://myredpage.wordpress.com/2015/06/23/red-echo-date-2/ It seems to me that there is a blurry line between failure and success; a line based on one’s perception… Continue reading What Does Failure Look Like?

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Mother was Right After All!

My mother once told me that looking good when we get older isn’t hard, it just costs more. At the time I was younger and didn’t quite understand…but today, I’m getting a much clearer picture of the price of looking good as I age. Such things as wrinkles, grey hair, unwanted hair, wrinkles, thinning hair,… Continue reading Mother was Right After All!

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Human Money Tree

I learned of a cultural phenomenon that apparently has been around for ages and I’m just becoming privy to…or is it: to which I became privy? This isn’t a grammar lesson, and the custom has nothing to do with the English language, it has to do with birthdays. In the local Black community, guests bring… Continue reading Human Money Tree