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3 Days until the Oscars: Dorothy Dandridge

In the spirit of the Oscars, I am counting down the next seven days by honoring some of the strongest women in Classic Film. On and off the screen they all showed beauty, grace, talent and undying resolve. 291 more words

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4 Days Until the Oscars: Judy Garland

In the spirit of the Oscars, I am counting down the next seven days by honoring some of the strongest women in Classic Film. On and off the screen they all showed beauty, grace, talent and undying resolve. 472 more words

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Small One // A Teeny Talk On Fear and Gumption

7/21/15

My nickname from my close friends is Tney (pronounced like Teeny). And today in church there was a message on Identity. The pastor put it as “what do your friends call you? 792 more words

New Year, New Pants: A Joy List

I knew 2017 was off to a stellar start when I split my pants in class on our first Friday back to school. Now, mind you, after teaching preteen girls for so many years, I could write a master’s course on the fine arts of concealing embarrassing…uh… … 1,283 more words

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one little word 2016 wrap-up: gumption

Last January, I chose gumption as my one little word for 2016. I was partly inspired by Kate Winslet’s character in The Holiday, above – I love watching her discover her own gumption with the help of her friend Arthur. 503 more words

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Words of Nefie

Wisdom doesn’t always come with age; age guarantees you have more time and experiences to gain wisdom, but true wisdom comes from the active seeking of knowledge.

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Book Review -Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

I just finished the audiobook Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers, written by Nick Offerman. For all the dressing that someone who preforms work as a comedic actor, this book delivers on the title, and what I was sure would be, and did turn out to be. 472 more words

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