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About The Turtlequeen Write Place

Life has provided many challenges that have made me stick my neck out even when I didn't want to, Those experiences have made me strong and resilient, and have allowed me to keep moving towards my goals despite any adversity. These are the wonderful qualities of the turtle. Life's challenges have placed me on the thrown as The Turtlequeen.

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QUIET PLEASE!! – THERE ARE HUMAN BEINGS PRESENT.

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                              People love to talk but hate to listen. Listening is not merely not talking, though even that is…

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Writing a book …

Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand. -George … Continue reading

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FINDING OUR STORIES…

The past few days spent at the 37th annual National African American Historical Genealogy Society was one of the most enlightening experiences I’ve had in quite some time. I was among others with a shared interest in searching for our … Continue reading

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“SONGS OF A FATHER” An Unexpected Journey of Discovery

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BIOGRAPHY OF AN UNSUNG & GIFTED TENOR Over the past three years I have been on an extraordinary journey!? ?With just a casual conversation with a friend, I started a journey I never…

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SISTA LOVE MOVEMENT

An unexpected gift with this combustible gathering of Sistas – Black Sistas, Fine Sistas, Bold Sistas, Wise Sistas Baby Sistas, Colorful Sistas, Free Sistas. Shy Sistas Dancing Sistas, Sassy Sistas, Dignified Sistas and More Close Encounter kinda moment – Drawn … Continue reading

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“SONGS OF A FATHER” An Unexpected Journey of Discovery

Over the past three years I have been on an extraordinary journey!   With just a casual conversation with a friend, I started a journey I never expected to make. That journey began a discovery of my very humble  Mansfield family roots. … Continue reading

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Queen Quidnunc – Destroyer of Peace & Tranquility

The flap, flap, flapping of her lips was a constant drone. This was  was Queen Quidnunc – hidebound in her irritating actions – day in and day out. Her annoying opinions were gainsaying to the peaceful ebb and flow of my world. … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF MOM

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Ever wonder why Mother’s Day is a day almost like Christmas, Easter or Thanksgiving? So much excitement, so much spending, preparation and cleaning for this celebration. It’s because of the Power of Mom.…

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INSTANT LOVE FROM THE GINGERBREAD MAN – A Short Story

“Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.” Willa Cather I can still remember vividly the incredible smell of plump raisins buried in the belly of my Godfather’s gingerbread muffins. These extraordinary … Continue reading

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