Flea Market Babies

Flea Market Babies

It was suppose to be a Sunday afternoon drive for a mother and her daughter. But, one stop into a dusty, make-shift flea market changed everything. She held her daughter’s hand, not wanting to get separated as they walked up and down the aisles of the weekend...
Why You Should Start a Blog

Why You Should Start a Blog

After meeting Javacia Harris Bowser for coffee one morning in Homewood, AL, I knew that she was a local star that I wanted to follow in my blogging endeavors. She is one smart cookie! She is an educator, writer, blogger and successful business owner in our own...
A Tribute to the Generous

A Tribute to the Generous

Generosity can present itself in many ways. I have friends who are generous with their time, others who are ready to give helpful tips for problem solving, and still others who are unselfish with their funds. As I thought through the people in my life this morning and...
Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Donna, a fellow member of Gulf Coast Bloggers, writes about our true emotions, so when I ran across the quote, “Don’t believe everything you think,” I asked her to write a guest post about it. She immediately said yes because “this is such an important...
7 Ways to Introduce Yourself to Your Neighbors

7 Ways to Introduce Yourself to Your Neighbors

In a recent post, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, I promised you a follow-up post on how to get know your neighbors. Today I am keeping that promise. Below you will find 7 ways to introduce yourself to your neighbors. Whether you’ve lived in your neighborhood a...
5 Ways to Stay Mentally Fit After 50

5 Ways to Stay Mentally Fit After 50

Dr. Seuss once said, “I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells.” I couldn’t agree more! Any one of his stories automatically makes you sit a little straighter and smile a little wider. Nonsense is like putting your brain on healthy steroids. So,...