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Last Sunday, I took my boys to our new black Church.  When we pulled into the parking lot, Ransom (8.5) sighed. “Ugh. Mama, I don’t want to go this one.  I wanted to go to Daddy’s (white) Church!” Rhysie (4.5), of course, followed suit.  “Yeah, Mama.  I didn’t want to go to this one.” I […]

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Ransom and Rhys at Cedar Campus

What it is like to identify as one race in one ethnic background and give birth to another?  That’s what I’m attempting to tackle in a healthy way from now until, let’s see….the end of my life. In the meantime, I’m sharing over on Deidra Riggs’ Jumping Tandem blog.  Deidre has been doing a fascinating 31 […]

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Ransom who is 4 3/4 years old has been really cracking us up at his random assessments of the way things are or should be.  I really love watching him come into his own, managing to be cute, silly, sensitive & endearing all at the same time. Last night we were snuggling up in the […]

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One of the best decisions I made this semester was to read this book, though it wasn’t a required reading I found myself more & more intrigued by Booker T. Washington. It’s a quick read taking me only three short sessions and it is a fabulous book.  I love his perspectives, his courage, his wisdom, […]

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