I’ve always been equal parts religious and spiritual. I go to church on Sundays and say my prayers nightly before drifting off to sleep. But recently, I felt called to do more. To not only worship in my own heart … Continue reading
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angels all around us.
Life can be hard. We all face daily struggles. Imperfections. Hesitations. Insecurities. But then, there’s this. Can you see her? The angel? She’s soaring sideways with her left arm outstretched in front of her. She’s glowing, as angels do. She … Continue reading
first [retired] reporter on the scene . . .
Arriving to a crime scene as the ambulance and fire trucks are pulling up is nothing new for me. As a reporter, it happened all the time. But I’m not a reporter anymore. Wednesday night, a dinner out with friends … Continue reading
slow & steady wins the race.
Over the course of the last 18 weeks, I have embarked on a journey. Mission Minus Thirty. The goal was to drop 30 pounds in four months. I knew I was in for a challenge. I’ve come to learn losing … Continue reading
mission minus thirty.
It’s day one of an 18 week makeover. Mission Minus Thirty. I’ve never been one to write about fitness or weight loss, but my thinking is simple. If I document these next four months, I’ll have to hold myself accountable. … Continue reading
my happy place.
Happiness is… A thunderstorm at night. The calming sounds and aura of the ocean. Missing a call from my mama to hear a voice mail saying ‘hi, it’s me, just checking in on you.’ The look Maverick Moose gives me … Continue reading
It’s hard to put into words the feeling you get walking down the unfamiliar streets of an unexplored place. The sights are simply breathtaking. The sounds are strangely curious. The smells, oh my, the smells. Until today, I thought I … Continue reading
Today is a whirlwind. People are bringing up the fact that Clevelanders burned LeBron jerseys, cursed his name on July 8, 2010. The Decision. It was a day everything changed for my city. Whether you are from Cleveland or not, … Continue reading
news can be brutal.
Today, the news finally broke that five of my friends and former co-workers will be losing their roles at the television station. All of them were main anchors. All of them were incredibly hard working, dedicated professionals. All of them … Continue reading