Yesterday, December 21, 2020,  for the first time since the Middle Ages, Jupiter and Saturn were in close enough alignment to be viewed as neighbors. It’s almost funny to think that this very rare alignment is happening in a time when so much of my daily life seems to be out of alignment. This article…

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Compiling articles about people of everyday character, Julia Ward Howe earned her place throughout her life. Born in New York, on May 27, 1819, Mrs. Howe is most well-known for writing the most famous patriotic anthem of the Civil War. She recounts in her Reminiscences, “how many times I have been called upon to rehearse…

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“Paul Laurence Dunbar stands out as the first poet from the Negro race in the United States to show a combined mastery over poetic material and poetic technique, to reveal innate literary distinction in what he wrote, and to maintain a high level of performance. He was the first to rise to a height from…

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My goal as an author and artist is to expose the adversity and courage of everyday people of character, in their high-flying journey toward becoming better humans. My characters face complex choices, where right and wrong seems convoluted and the consequences are life or death. In these stories, I highlight the struggles inherent with choice.…

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