Tag Archives: Lance Duckworth

Once Upon A Time

One of my favorite memories living in Portland was when Ronnie , Lance and I attended one of Lance’s childhood friends wedding reception. After the reception dinner the DJ started to play. The dance floor was empty and the new … Continue reading

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Happy 24th Birthday

Happy Birthday Lance

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Are You Going To Be My Dad?

Nineteen years ago this coming November, my son Lance latched onto my husband Ronnie’s leg and asked, “are you going to be my dad?” I was so embarrassed. Ronnie and I had just had a wonderful night out and decided … Continue reading

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When I Googled You

Yesterday afternoon I received a call that on my cell phone only showed up as California on the ID. I generally do not answer the phone unless I know who the caller is. I was however expecting a call from … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Nalla Passed Away

December 23rd at 11:07pm my best friend Nalla passed away from a heart attack. Nalla was my Christmas present from Ronnie 16 years ago.

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A Letter From My Daughter Ali

Dear Mom, We have had a great weekend together and I really want you to know how incredibly happy I am that you are in my life now in a healthier way then ever before.  I am so amazed by … Continue reading

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Keyshia Cole: Family First?

Since I started writing my blog, many followers have emailed me asking when am I going to talk about Keyshia Cole and her relationship to my son. As many of you know, Keyshia Cole is a famous celebrity with an … Continue reading

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