“I dare not cease to hope and aspire and believe in human love and justice …” – Fannie Barrier Williams 1855-March 4, 1944) I have spent most of my life “hoping” one thing or another would happen. I think it started when I was in high school and I began to hope I would get … Read more


“A scheme of which every part promises delight can never be successful; and general disappointment is only warded off by the defense of some little peculiar vexation.” Jane Austen (1775 – 1817) Perhaps it’s the anticipation of a particular event that makes the wait worth while. No matter how it is imagined, rarely does it play out … Read more