Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I have a dream” speech, inspires us even 60 years later. It certainly continues to inspire me and many others. He said: “It is a dream…deeply rooted in the American dream… that all men are created equal.” How is this manifested?
I am a recent widow. It’s been a year and four months since Ned, my beloved husband, passed away. That means that counting on the love of a man with whom I spent 35 years of my life is forever gone. You could say that we had worked out the kinks in our relationship – something that can only done with time spent together.
I am used to speaking about “we” as in Ned and me. It’s a custom that goes back several decades. So, “we”, Ned’s spirit wherever it may be, and I thank you very much for being here today. When Ned and I got married, I
In Nicaragua, people tell stories to each other while rocking in the ever present rocking chairs. This is our way of expressing ourselves, making connections and entertaining visitors. So, I’ll proceed to tell you a story about my formal schooling which started at an early
According to my father, a Nicaraguan historian, Granada, the city of my birth, is the oldest city in the Americas, founded in the first quarter of the 1,500’s. Family folklore has it that I was born at 6:00 a.m. in my mother’s home. Early that