At the age of 79, I went back to college. I was not serious in my studies at first, but I just wanted to get out of the house and get dressed up. I was becoming to be a bag lady, and then I thought I knew them all since I have been to college… Read More Yes, I Can!
A year ago, on July 3, 2017, I arrived at Burbank Airport, in California. I came to meet a cyber friend, the Director of Johnny Mathis’ archives. Since I had relatives around the area, I called my first cousin to let her know I will be in the area. She was so excited and she… Read More Touched by Angels!
My 80-year-old body was not able to do the job I applied for. I got chilled to the bones after working, standing on the cold, refrigerated workshop for 14 hours. Well, it was a good try, I was able to fulfill another dream, working in the Salmon Cannery. Monday, June 25, I left the shop after four… Read More Where the Journey Ends!
My life has not all been rosy. There were pains, failures, sadness, happiness and everything life had to offer. My parents struggled to send me to college, sometimes just sending me with promissory notes to pay for my tuition fees. I worked at our tailoring shop, hemming, sewing button holes, ironing and whatever errands my… Read More How Do I Keep the Music Playing?
My mama is a sweet thing. She is in her 90s and people still tell her she looks pretty. I call this picture of her “yesterday’s Valentine.” My mother and father knew each other from childhood. He told her he would marry her someday. When they were courting, he would ride a horse over to… Read More My Mother as a Young Lady
Was I hungry for Hamburger or I just wanted to work? I dialed the number and ordered Big Mac, Big Fries and Coke. I was told it will take 30 minutes. The Delivery boy arrived less than 30 minutes, very efficient. I asked if I can interview him. Jim is 40 years old and delivering… Read More McDonald’s Delivers!
Here is one lady who did not want to show her face on the camera. She gets paid a minimum wage a day and works from 8 hours a day. A job sweeping the streets especially during traffic hours is very dangerous. I would think they get more pay than other regular office jobs. The… Read More Lady Street Sweeper