Tag Archive: University of Delaware

Jun 01

University of Delaware Convocation 2016

On Friday, May 27, 2016, our son, Tayair Ishmael Blake participated in a Convocation held at the University of Delaware where he received a Certificate of Successful Completion of Career and Life Studies (CLSC).  He along with his fellow classmates were part of the ceremony which also included hundreds of graduating students receiving an undergraduate …

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May 27

Wearing White Before Memorial Day

Hello friends, are you ready – this is it – the first official weekend of the summer – woohoo.  The sun is shining, the temps are rising and I am ready to be outdoors until late into the evening.   This afternoon we will be heading over to the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware …

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May 23

Next Speaker In Our House

Next month, our oldest son Tayair will be celebrating his 24th birthday which is a miracle. You see, Tayair was born on June 23, 1992, 3 months prematurely weighing only 2.8 lbs, with a condition called Trachea Esophageal Fistula. He had more surgeries than I care to remember and had a feeding tube inserted into …

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Feb 15

Black History Delaware > Louis L. Redding

Reposted from http://www.aaregistry.org/ Louis L. Redding, prominent African American lawyer and civil rights pioneer, was born in 1901. Born in Alexandria, VA, Louis Lorenzo Redding grew up in Wilmington, DE, and graduated from Howard High School in 1919. Lawyer Redding, as he was affectionately called, continued his education and graduated from Brown University in 1923 …

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Feb 09

Rysheema Dixon Wilmington City Council Member At-Large Kickoff Celebration

Rysheema Dixon Kickoff Celebration Rysheema Dixon, Wilmington City Council Member At-Large candidate, hosted her first campaign fundraiser on Friday, February 5th, 2016, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.  The campaign fundraiser was held at the Chris White Gallery located at 701 North Shipley Street in Wilmington, Delaware.  The fundraiser was a free event open to …

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Nov 16

Black N Boots

 Hello friends, I trust you all had a wonderful week and perhaps are now gearing up for the best holiday of the season – THANKSGIVING! I don’t know about you but I think the industry is pushing Christmas way too early, I am still eating Halloween candy!  The commercials, the songs, and now the decorations …

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Jul 17

Thankful Thursday | Freshmen Orientation at UDel CLSC Program

Hello friends, I hope all is well in your world. As you know I have two sons both who will be attending college in the fall.  Our youngest, Malik, will be attending Bowie State University, and our oldest, Tayair will be heading to the University of Delaware.  #SENDMONEY Last week Tayair and I attended a …

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May 29

Thankful Thursday Then & Now |Graduation 2014

On Thankful Thursday February 1st, 1996, I gave birth to a healthy son, al-Malik Glorian Blake, his first name in Arabic means “King or Monarch”.  His middle name was given in memory of my sister, his aunt Gloria whom he never met. On Thankful Thursday May 22nd 2014, I watched that son walk across the …

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May 22

Accessorized with Avon | Thankful Thursday

Hello Friends and Happy Thankful Thursday   This has been another blessed week, with our oldest being accepted into the CLSC Program at the University of Delaware and tonight our youngest is graduating from Appoqunimink High School!   I don’t let grass grow under my feet either because in addition to working full time outside …

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Nov 05

Thrifted Tuesday

Hello friends, I hope you had a nice weekend and was able to do something special with the extra hour on Sunday.   As you know, I’ve been on a mini self-imposed shopping freeze so I didn’t need to…but I wanted to…therefore, I did!  I thawed the freeze just a bit and this is the …

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