Category Archives: Events

Going Places…A Life-Changing Trip

When we started the S.O. What! Foundation’s STEP-OUT (Self-esteem, Teamwork, Exposure, Personal development-Overcome, Understand, Triumph) program, I knew I wanted to take the special kids in our program on a flight to Washington, DC.   Why? Because they followed the … Continue reading

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Chapter 39- Celebrate Your Life While You Have It

If you’ve been following my blog for any amount of time or just know my story, then you know my birthdays are “special”. Yes, everyone’s birthday is special, but my birthday is also the anniversary of the day I got … Continue reading

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The Most Important Person to Love

I can remember being in high school seeing girls getting flowers and stuffed animals at school on Valentine’s Day. In college, more of the same. My friends often got gifts and went on dates, but I didn’t. Sometimes it bothered … Continue reading

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Collaborating. Not Competing. Women Celebrating Women.

I am woman, hear me roar. Women are strong when we want to be weak. We laugh when we want to cry. Sometimes we cry (or even laugh) when we want to run away. We are mothers, wives, sisters, and … Continue reading

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I Did NOT Get Engaged This Valentine’s Day

I did NOT get engaged this Valentine’s Day, but I did get engaged another Valentine’s Day…and am single. I have spent my share of Valentine’s Day alone and/or sad but no longer. Continue reading

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My S.O. What! Valentine’s Day Proposal

Ignoring me, he got on one knee and grabbed my left my hand fully removing the big chocolate candy I was about to complain about him taking. It was actually a black ring box. My mouth dropped, and my heart started to beat out of my chest. Continue reading

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Day 1 of 6 Days and 6 Awesome Events. The National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Awards.

As I sit here typing like I’ve been doing since I got up at about 8am, I reflect on the amazing past few days I’ve had. It has been a bit of a beautiful whirlwind, and I’m resting (by working … Continue reading

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