Culture

Growing Old with Aretha: A Tribute to the Lady and Her Music

  04/15/2021

My life has been defined by the music of Aretha Franklin. Growing up in the 60s, my joy was the music of Motown. I loved the sounds of the Temptations, the Miracles, the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, I also loved Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson. The s...

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It's Black History Month! Lift Every Voice and Sing!

  02/01/2021

It's February and I could not let this month begin without recognizing the importance of Black History Month and why we should continue to celebrate it. In case you didn't know, Black History Week was founded by noted Harvard-trained historian, Carter G. W...

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A TIME TO READ

  01/07/2021

The pandemic of 2020 has certainly been a challenge. We had to learn new ways of doing just about everything, from working from home to educating our children and getting along with the family in close quarters. But in addition to this, many of us have dev...

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I Can't Breathe

  07/24/2020

I usually don’t deal with political issues on my website, Seasoned You. Both here and on the coordinating Facebook page, I write about aging gracefully, spiritual motivation, health and survival tips, and books. But after watching the third televised funer...

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A Time to Keep

  04/23/2020

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven;A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted;A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;A...

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Why Boycott Black Friday?

  11/23/2017

Most of us will admit how blessed we are to see another Thanksgiving Day. We are excited to be with family and to enjoy a fine meal made from hours of preparation. Add to that, football games and a little family drama, and we're making memories worth shari...

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Reflection

  10/01/2013

Dedicated to the strong women who have stood against the medical establishment to save their own lives. There I was, just minding my own business Doing all the things I thought I was supposed to do. I ate fruits and vegetables, Even juiced and detoxed som...

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