A Change A’Comin’

His voice was loud and sheer and terrifying. “Why’d you shoot him? Why’d you kill him? This keeps happening and what do you get? You get vacation time. Nice life. You kill a brother and you get a few days off! How would you feel if all your brothers and fathers were lying dead in […]

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Getting My Hair Did

Hair.  I have this thing about my hair. I am 56 and I have really long hair.  When I had my daughter Helen, I went through some kind of hormonal short circuit and cut it all off.  My mom, at least in my lifetime, always kept her hair short. She was chic and flowy….a new […]

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Mamas Gotta Support

I believe in celebrating the good. So when I see it I like to shout it out.  And so this morning I wanna tell y’all about THIS woman.  Right before the holidays I was in a pretty bad car bang-up. Four cars were involved. I was third in the pile up.  No one was hurt […]

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And…

Today is the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr.  Therefore, I think it fitting to share that I’ve decided to attend the Women’s March in Washington on the 21st. I’ve also decided to attend some of the Inaugural Events on the 20th. (Timing is a bit of a challenge with travel, so am going […]

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I am Naudy

Let me talk to you about inspiration.  Today I was on a run…when I saw him ahead of me… this man with crutches, one leg, and speed. Man he was fast! I turned left: but here’s the deal…I’m not sure I would’ve caught him.  On my way back from my turn around point…I saw him […]

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Let’s Start From Here

Here’s what I wanna say. Come here and sit by my side. Let’s talk about the things that really matter, like heartache, our children…the pain and joys of being parents, people, the curious, the empaths and the compassionate.  Let’s talk about what it feels like to be left out, to be exiled, to be bullied […]

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Friends Do That

Food for thought on a Friday morning and I don’t think there’s a right or wrong here. I’m just pondering… A few weeks ago I had the privilege of meeting with some folks at the King Center in Atlanta.  I was the only white person in the room.  At one point someone said, “Ya know…the […]

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