Boy Scouts of America – They Finally Did It!

Boy Scouts of America – They finally did it! I have been an avid supporter of Girl Scouts of America since I was a child. In 1969 my Girl Scout leader was a wonderful African-American woman who was my neighbor and a working mom. I admired her for being so devoted to our troop even though she was such a busy woman. Girl Scouts taught … Continue reading Boy Scouts of America – They Finally Did It!

Series on Multiculturalism, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Relationships

This is the third of my three-part series on multiculturalism, diversity, and cross-cultural relationships. In my first article: https://thelabyrinthguide.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/series-on-multiculturalism-cross-cultural-relationships-and-diversity/ I shared with my readers how and when I became impassioned with this topic. In my second article: https://thelabyrinthguide.wordpress.com/2014/04/25/series-on-multiculturalism-diversity-and-cross-cultural-relationships/ I elaborated on the importance of exposure to multiculturalism and diversity. My definition of diversity includes people with all types of differences: race, religion, philosophy, age, gender, sexual orientation, … Continue reading Series on Multiculturalism, Diversity, and Cross-Cultural Relationships

Enjoying the Christmas Holiday Preparations

The most exciting part of the Christmas holiday for me is the preparation leading up to it. So I really try to enjoy and make the most of all the aspects of the preparation: decorating, sending out cards, the gift shopping and wrapping, making Christmas cookies, the food shopping and cooking, watching Christmas movies, sharing time with friends and family, and my absolute favorite, listening … Continue reading Enjoying the Christmas Holiday Preparations

Lessons Learned from a Cookie Thief

I recently attended a wellness conference. Among the speakers presenting was the world-renowned inspirational author and speaker Dr. Wayne Dyer. He read a wonderful poem to us written by someone else. I researched the poem trying to identify the original author. This proved challenging because there have been many versions published and many with unknown authors. Eventually I identified a version written by Valerie Cox … Continue reading Lessons Learned from a Cookie Thief