Taking the Knee

  06/17/2022

I bet when you saw this title you thought it was about the protests by athletes of violence against Blacks by kneeling during the singing of the national anthem. While this has made Colin Kaepernick a real-life hero to many of us, and the reasoning behind...

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To Vax or Not to Vax

  10/21/2021

As we enter the eighteenth month of the pandemic, it is hard to believe that we’ve been stuck in quarantine so long. Many of us have ventured out to stores and churches, and occasionally restaurants, to get some semblance of our old lives back. Some of us...

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My Love Affair with Facebook

  08/12/2021

I just celebrated my 70th birthday. After teaching thirty-six years and writing five books, I’m pretty comfortable with my life now. I usually wake up at dawn, sometimes drifting back to sleep, but more often than not, I lie there another thirty minutes or...

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Growing Old with Aretha: A Tribute to the Lady and Her Music

  04/15/2021

My life has been defined by the music of Aretha Franklin. Growing up in the 60s, my joy was the music of Motown. I loved the sounds of the Temptations, the Miracles, the Supremes and Martha and the Vandellas, I also loved Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson. The s...

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SELF-CARE DURING A TIME OF LOSS

  09/15/2020

Self-Care During A Time of Loss… In our time of Corona and quarantine, I came across an email from a friend and fellow blogger that I felt was worth sharing with my readers of SeasonedYou. Ebony S. Muhammad is an author, publisher, entrepreneur, computer...

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Have You Joined AARP?

  07/09/2020

How many of you are members of AARP? In case you don’t know, AARP stands for the American Association of Retired Persons, and you’re eligible to join when you turn 50. However, you may join sooner and for the low membership fee of $16 per year, you can acc...

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I Can't Breathe

  06/24/2020

I usually don’t deal with political issues on my website, Seasoned You. Both here and on the coordinating Facebook page, I write about aging gracefully, spiritual motivation, health and survival tips, and books. But after watching the third televised funer...

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A Time to Keep

  04/23/2020

A Time to Keep To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven; A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a...

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Retirement: A New Beginning

  08/30/2019

Retirement: A New Beginning As we grow older, major changes often take command of our lives. The death of a husband or divorce may trigger a network of issues that make it difficult to face each day. A move from the loss of a home, or even downsizing, may...

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Reflection

  10/01/2013

Dedicated to the strong women who have stood against the medical establishment to save their own lives. There I was, just minding my own business Doing all the things I thought I was supposed to do. I ate fruits and vegetables, Even juiced and detoxed som...

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