I’m 18 (Eighteen) Today!

DSC00001   Yes, I am 18 today.  In 1996, on February 13th, I walked through the doors of the Youth Development Division as a novice.  The excitement of having been given the opportunity to work with young people like myself was thrilling.  Who would have thought, this young lady would turn into a strong woman within the same Department for that many years, contributing to the lives of hundreds maybe even thousands of young men and women on a regular basis, through various programs and activities? Continue reading

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Art & reading

So today, I spent a chunk of my time working on a project, and the other part reading, and still there is so much more to be read. Have you ever tried reading three, and or four books at the same time? I know it seems silly, but I seem to get-by doing this. So, reading is going to be a major feature in my Lenten walk this year. It is a necessity really, that is why.

Anyway, the creative me was revisited last-evening to today, and so I really took pride in working on this little project of mine. I would prefer not saying too much about it at this time, for the sake of not ruining its purpose. 🙂 What I will say though, is that taking time for anything artistic, creative or self-challenging brings with it a great feeling of achievement and self-pleasure. Continue reading