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On This Date

I was seven years old, in second grade and had been sent home from school early. When I entered the house, my mother was watching our small black and white television, something I never saw her do during the day. … Continue reading

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Cleaning My Old Desk Drawer: A Slide Rule, Kilt Pin & Peace Now

Remember these? This was my first record player.  Perhaps I’ll try to find a needle for it and play some of my old records. I cleaned a couple cupboards and my childhood desk drawer when visiting my parents. No, the … Continue reading

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Announcing: Tangerine Tango: Women Writers Share Slices of Life

What’s Tangerine Tango? After publishing my first book, On the Trail of the Ancestors: A Black Cowboy’s Ride Across America,  I was asked what my next book was about. I didn’t have one! Though I was looking for ideas. When … Continue reading

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