Monthly Archives: January 2008

MLK

Jan 21, 2008 | | 2 comments

Thoughts on Martin Luther King Jr. Day… I was ten years old when Martin was assasinated. I do not remember ever having heard of him, which was not unusual given the fact that we didn’t talk about world events in my home. It wasn’t that world events were taboo, my parents just didn’t discuss it. […more]

Funeral Programs

Jan 17, 2008 | | 4 comments

One of my hobbies is documenting my family’s genealogy. I say, “documenting” and not “researching” because my joy comes from listening to and reading the family stories and organizing all the information that others already know. I get no pleasure from doing research. I also love using my talents to publish this genealogy and family […more]

A Clearing in the Distance

Jan 9, 2008 | | 1 comment

Lately I find myself enjoying more biographies.  I love experiencing other people’s stories. Seeing things from the perspective of other people helps me to see the world in new and different ways. I especially like biographies that are “real”; ones about well known people, but that show them as real people with their weaknesses and […more]

Everything Must Change

Jan 7, 2008 | | Say something

I had hoped to be back in the swing of writing by now, but it is coming slow… because life is going fast! I wanted to quickly write about an upcoming event… in case you want to come too. Brian McLaren is coming to Charlotte. Who is Brian? Why is he coming? I can only […more]