Author: Aida

  • It’s in the mail. (A repost)

    It’s in the mail. (A repost)

    In light of what is going on concerning the U.S. Postal Service. I’d like to share a post from 2010, posted on my other blog – with some edits of course. I can’t imagine the U.S. without the U.S.P.S. it has been a part of my family for as long as I can remember. I […]

  • The Joy of Overcoming – A Decade in Retrospect (Part 2)

    The Joy of Overcoming – A Decade in Retrospect (Part 2)

    … I didn’t bring you on this journey of the last ten years of my life to give all the gloom and doom. No, sir! Because you see in the last few years of this decade there has been a turnaround in my situation (and my friend’s). She met a nice young man at work […]

  • The Joy of Overcoming – A Decade in Retrospect (Part 1)

    The Joy of Overcoming – A Decade in Retrospect (Part 1)

    I began to write this blog entry, November 28, 2019, Thanksgiving Day, to be exact and exactly 33 days before a New Year of a new decade. It’s hard to believe that ten years have passed already and, like so many others, I am looking back on the last decade and my place in it. Ten […]

  • #ConnectFord – A Digital Journey Through the Ford VIP Experiential Blogger Program

    #ConnectFord – A Digital Journey Through the Ford VIP Experiential Blogger Program

    In September 2018 William Jackson and I, along with several students, attended FlBlogCon, created by the lovely Bess Auer.  Sponsored by Ford and hosted at Full Sail University, the conference was well attended by bloggers from all over the state of Florida and beyond. It was rife with knowledgeable bloggers sharing their journeys and strategies […]

  • Beautifully Human

    Beautifully Human

    “But you’re Not Black!” That is often the response I get when people that know I’m Puerto Rican hear my poetry or hear me speak about how comfortable I am embracing my African culture. It’s true, I’m not African American, and truth be told, if you took away my ethnicity- Hispanic/Latina- I’m a mix of […]

  • The BIG Power of a tiny clot

    The BIG Power of a tiny clot

    If that’s you and you’re like me, just pushing for “one more day”… or “I’m not feeling, too bad” or “I don’t want to call 911 because -what if it’s nothing?” Please stop.

  • Building the New

    Building the New

    It’s been quite some time since the my last post and I wanted to apologize to you dear reader and follower and also give you an update. The good news is that I am still around and busier than ever! Which is great news for you because it means more content (eventually, lol) and it […]

  • Ideas: 20 Fun Outdoor Nighttime Activities to try with your kids

    Ideas: 20 Fun Outdoor Nighttime Activities to try with your kids

    It’s really fun finding things to do outside with the kids and grand-kids during the day, especially as the weather warms up in the Spring or the weather cools down in the fall. And while daytime activities are plentiful, sometimes it’s not as easy to come up with things to do during twilight or evening […]

  • Inspiration: “When you come to the edge…”

    Inspiration: “When you come to the edge…”

    “When you come to the edge of all you know, you must believe….”

  • This is our Kind of Cheesecake!

    This is our Kind of Cheesecake!

    Check out this wonderful article about Cheesecake…complete with a delicious recipe! “Cheesecake is a divine reason to indulge in one’s Jewishness.” Self-proclaimed foodnik Nino takes us on a journey through religion, film, and history en route to his perfect cheesecake recipe. via Blooming Jewish Cheesecake with Tablets of the Law Crust — Discover