remembering 21

Source This is part of a memoir series on my friendship with Renee who I met in college and focuses mainly on our escapades during our late teens and early twenties.    Having just turned 50, I’ve been thinking back on other monumental ages.  I turned 21 in college.  I had a room in the […]


Sonia Sotomayor’s My Beloved World

I recently read Sonia Sotomayor‘s memoir My Beloved World.  I enjoyed it especially due to being a woman of color and a lawyer.  Here are the most poignant quotes, at least they spoke to me! “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” This means lots to me.  I often get nervous and […]

happy birthday america!

Happy birthday to the great country that I love.  Country where God chose for me to be born.  I love you.  You are flawed like me, but still beautiful.  America The Beautiful Oh beautiful, for heroes proved, In liberating strife, Who more than self, our country loved, And mercy more than life, America, America, may […]