A Life’s True Calling

My friend Kimberlee Baer says her response is sometimes a conversation starter. At other times it can bring a conversation to a screeching halt. The question: “What do you do for a living?” Her response: “I’m a licensed funeral director.” Presently most funeral directors are male. The percentages vary depending on a) whether you’re looking … Continue reading A Life’s True Calling

Love Story x 3

Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I’ll share a trio of love stories. But they may not be what you’re expecting. Barbara Elaine Smith, a beautiful and outgoing African American woman, had two successful careers. As a model in 1976, she was the second black woman to appear on the magazine cover of Mademoiselle. Her modeling work … Continue reading Love Story x 3