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“It is not the the bruises on the body that hurt. It is the wounds of the heart and the scars on the mind.” ― Aisha Mirza

Pancakes Anyone?

Good Morning, Afternoon, and Evening #WritingCommunity! If you’re on Twitter, I’m certain you appreciate that little number sign. It’s crazy how something that appears significantly insignificant actually is. Anyhow, while coloring this image, I began questioning myself, what’s to learn about pancakes:) Here’s some history: Pancake Day is another name for Shrive Tuesday, from the […]

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June 10th History

1845 Andrew Jackson’s African Grey parrot “Poll” is removed from his funeral for swearing at The Hermitage, Tennessee. Funeral attendee William Menefee Norment recorded: “Before the sermon and while the crowd was gathering, a wicked parrot that was a household pet got excited and commenced swearing so loud and long as to disturb the people and […]

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Positive Thoughts 4 Morning

I enjoy moments full of sensory enrichment! For Summer, such moments could be the sound of a lawnmower, the nighttime crickets, and the thunderstorms before a cool front. It might be the sights of busy beaches, lots of sunglasses, and fireworks. I love the smell of charcoal grilled hot dogs, the fresh cut grass, peaches, […]

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It’s Monday:)

Are you ready for another Monday? I personally don’t think I am.. but I’ll do my best =D I plan to get some laundry washed this week. After Wednesday, the playgrounds and our zoo will be open. I am hoping to find a less crowded location to take my girls. How is your week looking? […]

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Life Lessons of 2020

If 2020 has taught me anything, it’s been * Don’t remain silent about things that matter. * Walk by faith, while trusting my journey. * Not everyone is going to accept where I am, and that’s ok. * I don’t need validation from those who’s opinions hold no value in my life. * Love does […]

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Work to be done

With so much turmoil in our streets, and the injustice in our neighborhoods…. I find it heavily discouraging for me to try and write. I don’t have words… but… words have solved so little, in my understanding of history. With that said, I’ve dived into #blacklivesmatter with both feet. I have two biracial children. I […]

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Silence is not enough. — A Compendium of Joy

Since the death of George Floyd and the subsequent protests and riots worldwide, I haven’t posted anything about the situation. Mostly because I haven’t known what to say. I still don’t. But, silence isn’t enough, even today, on ‘Blackout Tuesday’ – it’s important to stand side-by-side in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, but […] […]

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