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I had planned to participate in “Traveling Brown Girls Blog Carnival" this week. However, things have been crazy, so I'm very late. I will still link to and credit Tracy for her fabulous idea though. The first topic is “Travel Etiquette Revisited: My Top 5 Travel Pet Peeves.” As we all know, traveling is a mix of pleasure and pain....

Cathy Sweeney of Traveling with Sweeney invited me to take up the challenge of sharing my travel soundtrack. As a child of the 70s, most of the songs that have affected, changed and molded me into the person that I am today is from that decade. So, it is fitting that I list the songs that I played over and...

My sister- in- law’s eyes gave away the secret before she began to step back behind my brother’s broad shoulders. “Renee, mama’s gone…..” , he uttered as he watched my body involuntarily heave over. It was not entirely unexpected. Mama had been hospitalized once again for heart failure and all I could do was think about the smile that she...