Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer: Happier at Home

  Welcome back to my library! It's with great surprise to myself (but sincere thankfulness) that I finally return to share a new selection from Ms. Lu's Library, where on any given Tuesday I spotlight a treasured book from my collection or share with you thoughts on a recent find.  Now, as you know from my last "book … Continue reading Ms. Lu’s Library – Book of the Summer: Happier at Home

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DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

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

In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFv0JmKeY3E Goooooooooooooood wonderful Wednesday before a holiday weekend, everyone! It's your girl, DJ Lady Luck, back on the wheels of steel to kick off the unofficial start to summer with a sweet bonus play for May!  Bringing you a message of encouragement to power through this second quarter of 2017, I've selected this gem by … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

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

A Moment to Meditate: On a Mother’s Love, Sacrifices, Hopes, and Continual Support

Good Sunday, everyone! Today's post is a meditation on mothers/mother-like figures and their love, sacrifices, hopes, and continual support for those children/child-like figures in their lives. ***     As I've gotten older, I've grown to see my mother less as a parent and more as a person. Not that I no longer respect her … Continue reading A Moment to Meditate: On a Mother’s Love, Sacrifices, Hopes, and Continual Support

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Phyno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUFZgJ32xU8 What'ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss happening, my people of Wednesday! It's your girl DJ Lady Luck ushering in May 2017 with the latest tune from a Nigerian rapper I started listening to around this time three years ago.  Phyno is his name (actually, a nickname given to him in high school and derived from the word "phenomenal") and rapping … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Phyno

Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

*Disclaimer: This post is a retrospect of my immediate thoughts about the life and musical influence of Prince during the week following his death last April. I've chosen to complete the draft I started at that time and post it in honor of him on the first anniversary of his death. * Ode to Prince: The Purple … Continue reading Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…