Exactly What I Envisioned

Exactly What I Envisioned

The incredible author event from the St. Louis County Library Black History Month program went very well. It was good to see some familiar faces and some unfamiliar faces in the audience. My presentation (after a brief introduction and some background information...
Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

I wasn’t nervous. But I was wondering if they had forgotten about me. Sitting in the waiting room like someone was about to deliver a baby, my stomach began tying in knots because I started thinking they canceled my segment. People were walking by the room, but most...
Give Gifts….and More!

Give Gifts….and More!

I recently heard a report that consumers are expected to spend the typical amount on gifts this holiday season despite the rising costs of just about everything. At first glance, that was surprising to me, but as I thought about it more, I realized we want so much for...
Can Only Hope and Pray

Can Only Hope and Pray

Being inside a school used to be a haven. We only had to be concerned about a few fights inside the school grounds. But that has changed over the years. Students and teachers now have to be concerned and worried about someone coming into schools with much more...
Ain’t I Social or Am I Anti-Social?

Ain’t I Social or Am I Anti-Social?

I did it. I took the plunge. I jumped on the bandwagon. I included myself in the fad and the phase. And this is so much unlike me. Yes, I joined the generational phenomenon known as TikTok. Weird, right? Especially since I am a self-proclaimed anti-social teacher and...