My Youngest Daughter is NOW a Published Writer! Proud Mom Moment

Youngest Daughter is Published Writer **Proud Mom Moment**   I’m back! For real, this time, I hope! I think I was suffering a bit of blogging burnout, or I just needed a break after the rush to defend my dissertation and complete my Doctor of Education program … So NOW, I’m rejoining the Ultimate Blog … Read more

Lessons of Life – UBC Day 6

Lessons of Life I wonder how many of us are still holding onto negative feelings about past events, whether for legitimate reasons or selfish reasons based on what we did or didn’t get for results or material possessions we had hoped to gain. I guess it’s a matter of exploring the motives of our hearts! … Read more

Happy Father’s Day – My Doctoral Journey is Nearly Complete

**RETURNING TO BLOGGING… HAPPY FATHER’S DAY… I’M ALMOST DR. BANKS! Greetings! It’s really me and I’m finally back to blogging after an unplanned hiatus. I was quite sick for most of May with “The COUGH” that wouldn’t go away! I wondered at one point if I would end up in the hospital. Toward the end … Read more

Inspiration to Not Quit but Keep Moving Forward on Motivation Monday

Inspiration… to NOT Quit!   Happy May Day! My plans to participate for the entire month of April in the A to Z Blog Challenge…didn’t work out, due other pressing obligations and events. One major event occurred last week, so I have to share because it’s relevant for this blog post! 😉     On … Read more

E is for Excellence #atozblogchallenge

E is for EXCELLENCE! Welcome to “E” day of the A to Z Blog Challenge! Today’s topic is E is for Excellence! I’m going to borrow from a previous post again, from one I published back in February, because it fits so well here for this day’s post. 🙂 I dream of achieving excellence. The … Read more