Red’s Little School House

Red’s Little School House ( Not the Little Red School house as it is sometimes erroneously called) is located in Grady, AL about 30 miles from Montgomery. A perfect destination trip for me, a professional procrastinator. I take pride in my ability to avoid things I have to or should do by going on impromptu mini […]

What is Kwanzaa? – Everything you need to know to prepare for the holiday.

Kwanzaa is a cultural holiday created by Dr. Karenga in the midst of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960′s. It is an African American cultural holiday designated to celebrate our African heritage and can be celebrated by anyone, regardless of religious beliefs. Kwanzaa is celebrated Dec 26-Jan 1. I decided to write about Kwanzaa […]


Halloween, Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead, All Hallow’s Eve – What does it all mean?

October, in this country is mostly associated with pumpkins, seasons changing and of course, Halloween. We begin dressing warmer, staying in and making soups and hot chocolate. October also marks the start of the domino like shopping frenzy that almost seems to continue until Easter. At this time of year, scary items are top sellers. […]