From Transition to Transformation


The Revlon Dolls

For as long as I can remember, I have been the type of person that responds and reacts to a glass as half-empty.  The Christmas of 1958 was no exception.  Or shall I say, the Christmas of 1958, as I remember it. I would have been four years old and my sister was ten. ... read more

Memories of the Little Red Cottage

It was the summer of 1959 and I had just had my fifth birthday.  I remember this day well because it was also the first day I ever had sworn out loud.  We were sitting at the snack bar in the kitchen of our home, eating lunch and not making eye contact as usual.  My... read more

Black and White

What was going on in my junior high school was a reflection of what was going on in our country. There was a lot of anger, discord and turbulence. Words such “afro- centrism” and “black power” became a part of our vocabulary.

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Journey of Discovery

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”  Helen Keller Nearly three years ago I started on a life-changing journey.  Leaving the safety of what was familiar, I ventured into the dark abyss of the unknown.   For the first time in my life, I... read more

The Heart of the Matter

This evening we watched Rosie O’Donnell’s HBO special.  The beginning and middle of the special was pretty much what you would expect.  A delve into her past; her love of Barbara Streisand; her children; her marriage and her career. Towards the end of the... read more

Tastefully Pink

Tomorrow is officially the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  This is typically when pink merchandise comes out of the woodwork.  Some of it is tasteful and some of it is tacky.  Will I wear anything and everything pink?  The answer is no.  Do I wear pink?  The... read more

Living in Limbo Land

Oh my gosh, what an uncomfortable place I am in.  One year ago when I first started From Transition to Transformation, I believed there would be a start date and an end date.  I now realize that transformation is not a one-hit wonder but something that is continuous.... read more

The Long and Winding Road

The Beatles and I both came of age around the same time.  One of my personal favorites is “The Long and Winding Road”.  When I think of this song I think about someone who is on a long road to personal discovery.  Rightly or wrongly, that is how I... read more

Death Be Not Proud

Writing infatuates me and right now I could use a good dose of infatuation.  The past couple of days have been filled with sorrow at the loss of life.  Sometimes it is difficult for my spirit to understand.  The intellect in me realizes I do not need to know or... read more

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