Monthly Archives January 2018

My Gullah Speech is Funny and Filled with Wisdom

  “My new presentation is a celebration of the Gullah culture, its strong community and amazing comedy…” You will love the priceless lessons I learned packed with common sense, nuggets of wisdom and timeless humor… “Gullah style.”     I love to share my Gullah speech filled with stories told by Gumpa, my grandfather who was fluent in Gullah. Other stories I love to tell are about Tootsie, my second momma; she was one of my WOW-Women of Wisdom. You can read more about lowcountry wisdom in my new book, “Rhinestones on My Flip-Flops.” I have such fun telling lowcountry Continue Reading

Would a Beauty Queen Dare Milk a Cow in a Beauty Pageant?

Booking Signing at Barnes and Noble in Augusta, GA January 27, Augusta Mall at 2 PM. I heard this story and it quickly became one of my favorites to share from the platform. First of all, it is about a bold, beauty queen wanna-be. If you click on the video, it’s only 4.5 minutes, and you will hear funny moments plus great advice for the coming new year. Here is my take of the story- –Challenge yourself! Talking to yourself negatively or listening to those who define you in a negative way, can be crippling. Give it a go and enjoy the possibilities! –Become really good at Continue Reading

Stop Being So Trashy; Read She Let GO!

Can You Let Go? My knees buckled when I read this poem by Reverend Safire Rose entitled, She Let Go. This message is so simple but we make “letting go” so complex. Seriously, take time to read this poem and share it with others. She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of the fear. She let go of the judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons. Wholly and completely, without hesitation or worry, she Continue Reading