Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The End of An Era


On May 25, 2011, Oprah Winfrey ended her 25 year long run as a day time talk show host. With all the news coverage of this event, I had to take a minute to think about how impactful Oprah’s career has been to me. Not only was she a talk show host, but Oprah has a long list of accomplishments that would make anyone look at her as an example or an inspiration.


Friday, May 13, 2011

LOYALTY, HONESTY, TRUST



Loyalty... The dictionary defines it as: a sense of duty or of devoted attachment to something or someone. In the last couple of years loyalty in friendships has come to the forefront and has been the most important characteristic that stands out to me when getting to know new peopleSeeking this characteristic is something that came with growth, change, and several different learning experiences.

I grew up in a small suburban community where I lived from age 8 to 19. The friendship I formed when I was in Elementary School literally lasted me until I graduated from High School and beyond. These relationships had time to grow and loyalty was something that came along with time.



Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Giving Credit Where It's Due


When I first decided to create a blog I planned on writing my first entry on my 28th birthday- May 4, 2011. However, with the major event that happened last night I could not wait to get on here and share my thoughts.

There are several dates that are engraved in our minds and now we can add another to the list. May 1, 2011 will forever be remembered as the day the world's most wanted fugitive was killed. Almost 10 years later, this event brings about a sense of closure for the family members of those that died on September 11, 2001. The death of Osama Bin Laden is a great achievement in the war on terrorism.

As I watched all the news reports showing all the patriotism that was displayed at Ground Zero and at the White House last night, I could not help but feel a sense of pride. But all those feelings were overshadowed by the comments I read on Facebook and Twitter. One major thing that caught my attention was how everyone was giving credit to President Obama as if he was the one that fought in a war all these years.