Your Own Sunshine

The adage appears on the side of a Recycled Zip Pouches pouch: Some days you just have to create your own SUNSHINE. I thought when I read it that the tough part is figuring out how to create sunshine, but this particular adage came with instructions—and they work! My friend Erica (actually another Sue—Erica Sue) [...]

Nurturing Foundations

My family moved to Varnville, South Carolina, in April 1954 when I was eight years old. Before the furniture in our new home was arranged, Daddy and the oldest five of us children, Sandy, Kay, Jimmy, Ricky, and I, started attending Varnville Baptist Church. That church, founded in 1877, is inextricably woven into the fabric [...]