“Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling  safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.” Dinah Craik

“Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility.” Anne Hathaway

The bride was radiant as she walked “down the aisle” on the arms of her two daughters to her debonair groom Tyres “Tony “Jones at their Sunday Champagne Brunch wedding at the Frederick Douglass Isaac Myers Museum in Fells Point. The 225 plus guests enjoyed a brunch menu of made-to-order omelets, chicken and waffles, grits, assorted meats and delectable gourmet desserts catered by Black Tie Caterers. Guests marveled at the magnificent view of the harbor while enjoying the performances of gospel recording artists Duawne Starling, Lorne Matthews, Atlanta‘s concert pianist Tamara Harper and vocalist Woody Bristol. Guests travelled from Atlanta, Texas, Arizona and New York to share in the nuptials was Jay Tildon, Robert Scott, Dwayne Cole and Navy friends Preston Dorsey and Cedric Jones. Other guests were Edward and Alice Wood, Katherine and Reggie Harris, Marty Glaze, Kia Boose, Yvonne Williams and Marsha Jews. Catherine Holcombe of the Floral Boutique provided the gorgeous floral arrangements of peach calla lilies and white roses.

Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day.” Gene Perret

Happy anniversary to Deborah and Tony Ferguson, Terry and Debra Owens and Wynter and Charles Eddington

“Great is thy faithfulness great is thy faithfulness morning by morning new mercies I see”

Terrell Boston and the Young Democrats of Maryland hosted a standing room only reception for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown at The Place on Franklin Street. Owners Ann Winder and Donel Warfield were among the enthusiastic crowd in the place listening to the Lt. Governor’s plans for the State of Maryland. Unfortunately, for some the Lt. Governor did not win his bid for Governor of the state of Maryland but for those who worked hard and supported the Lt. Governor your hard work and tenacity was noticed.

Congratulations to Marilyn Mosby newly elected Baltimore City State’s Attorney and all the candidates who were elected to serve.  “We are one “in the great state of Maryland and we will work together to achieve the goals and the needs of our state.

 “The party’s over” After 20 years promoting nightclubs and Baltimore’s nightlife entertainment, premiere promoter Carlos Hutchins is calling it a night. For years, the clubs relied on their club’s successful nightlife to CH Productions. Carlos said he enjoyed Baltimore’s club scene but after 20 years of late night, he wants to devote more time to his wife Patsy, children, grandchildren and his many business ventures.

Charm City Cultural Heritage Tourism Symposium (CCCHTS) under the leadership of Lou Fields is hosting a weekend symposiums Nov. 6-8. For more information contact loucfields@gmail.com.

“Give me a pig foot and a bottle of beer” whatever you want  owner Veronica Jackson of Roots Lounge  2148 Vine Street is selling variety dinners including pig feet, fish or chicken; you won’t be disappointed eat in or take out. Call 410-945-7398 starting at 12 noon. John Shaft will have you patting your feet to the old school sounds while you dine.

“Kids are happier more relaxed more creative and less stressed when scheduled activities are limited.” Jacquie McTaggart

Nov. 28, SparTea the “PINK DOOR” Day Spa for Girls celebrates PINK FRIDAY drop while you shop.  Plan a day at the spa for the girls while you shop. For appointments, call 410-583-1083 or www.spateaparty.com.

“If I can help somebody as I travel along then my living shall not be in vain”

Sending bouquets of red roses to Vhonda William Lewis on her appointment to the board of directors for Boys Hope Girls Hope Baltimore. Vhonda a McCormick executive has the pizazz and spirit that will be an asset to the community and board and bunches of violets to Stephanie Carr on her recognition by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for her contribution to the 2014 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program.

“I think you accidentally learn things in high school that turn out to be life lessons when you are able to step back a bit and study them in more depth.” Megan Fox

Congratulations to our friend Frank Coakley on his induction into Baltimore City College’s Hall of Fame during their 175th anniversary celebration. Other inductees were Jay S. Himmelstein, Jack Luskin, Ron Matz, Maria Price-Detherage and Michael “Mike” Trager.

Happy birthday to Myra White Gray, Curtis Pullen, Rambling Rose Pryor, Russell Jolivet, Myra Queen, Albert Queen,Yvonne Coates and my son Keith Anthony Lee.

Congratulations to Pastor Harrison Johnson and Word 4 Life ministries as they  celebrate their second anniversary.

Sending bright sunny days and get-well wishes to Margaret Johnson and Paula Stephens, praying your road to recovery will be smooth.

“While we are mourning the loss of our friend, others are rejoicing to meet him behind the veil.” John Taylor

Our prayers and condolences to the family of Carolyn Cromwell on her death, to Denise McDonald on the death of her husband, retired Baltimore City Fire Chief Carl McDonald; to Esther Oliver on the death of her aunt, Leah Williams and to the family of Stephanie Chase-Melette daughter of the late Ralph and Betty Chase on her death.

I’ll be seeing you Valerie & the Friday Night Bunch

Aleut a Continua (the struggle continues)