While in L.A. I spent some time with an old family friend, Doris Dotson. Doris is almost 80 years old, came to California from Birmingham, Alabama during the segregation of the 1950s. She worked as a cleaning lady for my grandmother, mother and aunts by day and as a janitor for L.A. City College by... Continue Reading →
Well, the trip home went very well. I have to admit, it was a bit of a relief to see some traffic and people when I left Burbank airport and headed for my sister's. I also enjoyed the feeling of home seeing familiar storefronts, street signs, stoplights, etc. It was great to relax and know... Continue Reading →
Can I go home again?
Next week I'm going back to L.A. for a week-long visit. I have so many emotions. I feel nervous, excited, anxious, apprehensive, happy. I feel like I've changed so much in the last two years I'm not sure how I fit in there. My friends are still happy to see me, but I think my... Continue Reading →
Thank God It’s Friday!
So, in keeping with my previous post about honesty, I will say I'm honestly glad the week is nearly over. This past week has been a tough one for me. After the snow melted (and there is still some around), it was time to scurry around doing all the things that went undone while we... Continue Reading →