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Losing a Mentor January 2018

Losing a Mentor

A tribute to the woman who taught me how to be a working mom

Zulu King 2018 January 2018

Zulu King 2018

Brent D. Washington, Sr.

No New Leaves December 2017

No New Leaves

Taking stock of my life as the year changes and deciding to change … nothing, really.

Stuff and Nonsense December 2017

Stuff and Nonsense

It’s absolutely an obnoxious first-world problem, but we’re drowning in cheap toys over here, with more to come next week.

The Angel of Bastogne December 2017

The Angel of Bastogne

Belgian nurse Renee LeMaire makes history during World War II

Simone’s Market on Oak Street December 2017

Simone’s Market on Oak Street

Main Street shopping in old Carrollton

All Blended Up December 2017

All Blended Up

The sorrows and joys – yes, joys – of co-parenting after divorce

"All I Want For Christmas Is You" December 2017

"All I Want For Christmas Is You"

The story behind the Lisa Layne and Vince Vance and the Valiants collaboration

Father’s Day December 2017

Father’s Day

Wisdom from my dad on his 80th birthday