Living in a Disposable Society

Some people have been sharing on social media how they’ve eliminated toxic people from their lives. Much of this started during the presidential elections when one wrong comment got you a “click..you’re gone.” I question the use of the word...

Memories of Blanche Barnett Nevel

Recently, my cousin, Eadie, sent me this picture of my mother that she discovered in an old album. It was not dated but I am guessing my mother’s age as 20 something. I had never seen this photograph and was thrilled beyond words! My last memory of my Mother was...

A 38 Year Anniversary of a first date

It was June 6th, 1976 when you showed up at my door for our first date. Eight years had passed since we sat next to each other in homeroom 11-17 at Miami Beach High. I opened the door and you leaned down and handed my 2 year old son (who was glued to my thigh) a red...

Every Girl Should Have A Big Brother

Blanche Barnett Nevel, gave birth in 1949 to an adorable blond haired boy,who twenty-one months later, became a big brother to a cute little redheaded sister. With dark  brown hair and a natural tan from spending time outdoors, our Mother was often stopped and asked,...