christmas recipe yr round: Christmas Recipe
Take a heap of child-like wonder
That opens up our eyes
To the unexpected gifts in life—
Each day a sweet surprise.
Mix in fond appreciation
For the people whom we know;
Like festive Christmas candles,
Each one has a special glow.
Add some giggles and some laughter,
A dash of Christmas food,
(Amazing how a piece of pie
Improves our attitude!)
Stir it all with human kindness;
Wrap it up in love and peace,
Decorate with optimism, and
Our joy will never cease.
If we use this healthy recipe,
We know we will remember
To be in the Christmas sp...
mother said I was born wicked-page 6: I never liked aunt Iris
though she was my mother's sister,
and when she was away sometimes
I never really missed her,
many a floggings she gave me
being bad was all I knew,
but the more lashes she gave me
the more my resistance grew.
Luther for me, was such a treat
he was a peaceful soul,
Inspiring me from a little child
to realize my future goals.
Clouds are subjected to the wind
auntie's patience began to blow,
hold your tongue, no back-chat she said
or into deep waters you'll go.
I went back to granny
with tail between my legs,
she made me fried plantains
and some fr...
MASTER PLAN VERSUS RELIGION: At the age of 19 my Mother moved from Dalvey, St Thomas to live in Kingston Jamaica where she shared an apartment 8-9 years with 2 other girls, one of them was my fathers cousin, so that’s how they met, though my mother described it as, “Claiming to visit his cousin every time he came, until he popped the question of marriage to her one day”, so they finally got married in August 1952, then she moved to Redlands in Clarendon and I was born the following year August 1953, until my father emigrated to London in 1955. Up until she met my father, she studied and learned how to be a seamstress, and...