Monthly Archives: August 2016

FMM 8 26 16 Road Trip, Baby!

“We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike”~Maya Angelou.  Before my family moved to Jamaica, our annual vacations began with a road trip.  My parents would pack up whatever old jalopy we owned (one was the ‘orange monster’!) with camping gear, supplies for a month, and five kids.  The journey was made slightly […]

FMM 8 19 16 Leading with the Heart

“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.”~Knute Rockne I was not an athlete growing up.  I longed to be an athlete.  My father had won awards for his athletic prowess, following his brothers in all manner of sporting events.  But I had team spirit.  I cheered my team along.  I […]

FMM 8 12 16 Jamaica Sweet!

“Lovely dainty Spanish needle With your yellow flower and white, Dew bedecked and softly sleeping, Do you think of me to-night?”~ Claude McKay.   For many years, I was totally loyal to Air Jamaica.  I refused to fly on any other airline when I flew home to Jamaica.  It was not just the beautifully sleek […]

FMM 8 5 16 Fingerprints and Footprints

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers”~Khalil Gibran.  The older we get, the harder it is to be fed a line.  We have grown from being idealists to being cynics.  When someone pays us a compliment we may […]