A Moment to Meditate: On American Citizenship

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17th to commemorate the signing of the Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787 and to "recognize all who, by coming of age or naturalization, have become citizens" of this country.  In addition, September 17-23 is also recognized as Constitution Week.  The … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On American Citizenship

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DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Oooooooooooooooooooooohhhh, what a beautiful Wednesday! And happy June 2017, everyone!  This is your girl, DJ Lady Luck, here to usher in a new month by spotlighting music to get you moving and motivated! Today, I'm bringing to your airways an eastern NC artist full of heart, talent, and commitment!  I'm talking about Rapsody, the female … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Lucy’s Help Desk: 5 Steps for Conducting a Meaningful Job, Career, or “Happy Place” Search

Hellooooo, very recent graduates with your commencement photos still circulating through all your contacts and social media connections! Hellooooooo, young alumni with college degrees firmly in hand and busy schedules believed to be vital for establishing yourselves in workplaces around the world! And, hellooooooo, mid-career or seasoned professionals looking to make your next career move or possibly … Continue reading Lucy’s Help Desk: 5 Steps for Conducting a Meaningful Job, Career, or “Happy Place” Search

Continuing a Work, Already In Progress

Happy Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), everyone! Let the "Year of the Rooster" begin. As you know, a new year is often viewed as a fresh start - a time to make resolutions, clean house, set goals, reestablish ties or reconcile with others, and basically give yourself a renewed vision of what you want the future to hold … Continue reading Continuing a Work, Already In Progress

Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart

On this holiday last year, I participated in a community service project as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service celebration on campus.  I vividly remember the frigid temperatures in Asheville that day and how, no matter the layers I wore, I still felt numbness in my feet and hands after a morning of working outside … Continue reading Leading Boldly, with a Servant’s Heart

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Yuna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8ZiMr36vyU Goooooooooooooooooooood Wednesday, my new listeners! This is DJ Lady Luck, Ms. Lucretia King's "Wednesday alter ego" - her musical messenger of hope, of dreams, of lessons learned, of social commentary, of fresh sounds to explore! I know she briefly mentioned me in a post last year titled "What's Your Security Blanket?!" And let's just say, I've been around … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Yuna

The Business of Writing: Creating a Platform

When I first committed myself to completing my book project by the end of this year, I thought it would be as simple as just pinning my butt down in a seat until I finished the first draft.  Very little did I understand of the "business of writing."  To me, writing was writing... the art of creating. … Continue reading The Business of Writing: Creating a Platform