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    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I don’t know about tomorrow; I just live from day to day.I don’t borrow from its sunshine for its skies may turn to gray. I don’t worry o’er...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I hope you never lose your sense of wonder. You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger. May you never take one single breath for...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I'll be seeing you in all the old familiar places. That this heart of mine embraces all day through. In that small café, the park across the way,...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet....

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Enjoy your freedom but hear this from me; it cost you nothing, but it wasn’t free. For your peace of mind, safety and slumber, prices were paid that no one can number. There were...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Try to remember the kind of September when life was slow and oh so mellow. Try to remember the kind of September when grass was green and grain so yellow. Try to remember the...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain...

    Living For The Weekend

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Beans and Cornbread had a fight. Beans knocked Cornbread outta sight. Cornbread said, ‘Now that’s alright, meet me on the corner tomorrow night.’ I’ll be ready, I’ll be ready tomorrow night. That’s what Beans...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Johnny Taylor, still the favorite and Bobby Blue Bland still the blues, 5 dollars you got to pay, just a jukebox and no DJ. The smaller the club,...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Back when I was a child before life removed all the innocence, my father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me…And I knew for sure I was loved. If I...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that...
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