By Monica Parker
Up and down. Up and down. When your children were infants, you did it for them all night. You do it now with the remote, clicking through when you’re looking for something good on TV. You’re up and down while cleaning, working, exercising, and weighing yourself—and on that note, if the latest diet doesn’t work, maybe the next one will.
By O.H. Bennett
What you wouldn’t give to spend one more day.
By Edward Lewis with Audrey Edwards; foreword by Camille O. Cosby
It’s never been done before. It’s never been tried. Maybe it’s never been thought of, either, but that hasn’t stopped you. Once a valid idea pops into your head, it’s not long before the idea becomes more.
by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Mom always liked you better.
By Dennis Kimbro
Your wallet is almost totally empty.
By Terry Hayes
You wish you’d never done it.
‘1954: The Year Willie Mays and the First Generation of Black Superstars Changed Major League Baseball Forever’
By Bill Madden
You know the rules. Each base must be touched, each ball hit within bounds - or so you hope. No spitballs, corked bats, pine tar, or steroids. Four bases to run. Three strikes, you’re out.
by Walter Mosley
You need to change things up. A new sense of style is called-for, a new job, new digs, maybe a new outlook on everything. Out with the old, in with the new, different, exciting.
by Richard Williams with Bart Davis
Everything can change in an instant. That’s how it goes: one minute, you’re on a good path and the next minute, you’re heading in another direction. The game-changer might be something small, something you never noticed before—or, as you’ll see in Black and White: The Way I See It by Richard Williams (with Bart Davis), (c.2014, Atria, $25.00 / $28.99 Canada, 304 pages) it could be something huge.
Among the usual fliers, bills, and donation requests in the mail last week, there was something you haven’t seen in ages: Someone sent you a greeting card.