For many African American famous firsts, it is either getting late in the evening or night has come for their final rest, as is the case for Alice Coachman Davis, the first African American woman to win an Olympic Gold medal.
Mrs Coachman-Davis, who won her medal for the high jump at London’s Wembley Stadium in [...]
I’m flying again. Though jet setting between the UK and the US is a way of life for some folks, it’s not for me.
Years ago, I was consistently in the air between the US and another country while working for Habitat for Humanity International. But nowadays, I tend to have a leisurely schedule, which affords [...]
In the Georgia countryside where I grew up in the US, gnats were part of the landscape and surely still are. As a child, I remember that they were prevalent in the summer time, causing great disruption to play and picnics.
Having moved to the city, I thought gnats were long behind me. Not a chance.
I went to the gym this morning. So what, right? Working out is the big thing nowadays. Beats lying in, that is if you wear a Nike Fuel Band like I do. That’s why I take to the Thames Path three times per week and spend one hour weekly training with an expert.
Of course, racking [...]