the symphony of the black movements and kamala harris

Black History Month couldn’t be more meaningful and euphoric than in the year 2021. The nation’s endorsement and election of...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

the professional athlete : champions off the field

As the holidays near, it occurs to me that we are lucky to have the distraction of sports as we...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

langley high school

Those of us who have lived in Northern Virginia are familiar with the name Langley High School. It’s one of...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

moving & emotional maneuvers

Moving and saying goodbye to our home is always difficult and an emotional process. Leaving a place that has been...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

gift of gratitude

It happens every year. You say you are not going to get caught up in the commercialism of Christmas, but...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

sa’di of shiraz

Aside from the fact that he lived and wrote during the 13th century CE, little is known for certain about...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

the power of lipstick & command of covid

As young girls, we used to color our lips with red and orange flower petals, and we had so much...
Redux Extra February 3, 2021

holiday health

Making the Right Choice The anticipation of the upcoming holiday season this year is a welcome distraction for most people...
Redux Extra January 25, 2021

never look at the scoreboard

How does a local coffee house owner end up in Money Magazine? It’s having a commitment to something other than...
Redux Extra January 25, 2021

rumi’s kitchen

How many times have you heard, “The food is great, but the service was meh”? Or “What a great location!...
Redux Extra January 23, 2021