I Should Start Personal Blogging Again

These days I am overwhelmed with opportunities to share my emotions, progress and hopes. I have managed to create quite a few platforms that people enjoy following. But I still don’t have a platform dedicated to just ME, like back in the old days when I could write the stories of my life without thinking
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Life After College

Just before I finished college the digital age began to boom. I stumbled across a blog online and then started my own in 2003 sharing stories about my daily life, hopes and dreams. By the summer of 2004 I left Gainesville and moved back to Miami with my two sons and we lived with my
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College Life at the University of Florida

I chose to attend the University of Florida because it was the best school in the state. Although it was 5 hours away from Miami, I wasn’t afraid to go it on my own. In fact, when I moved to Gainesville in the Fall of 1997, I moved by myself, sight unseen, with just $80
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My Childhood in Miami

I was born on July 2, 1979 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. My mother, Gloria, was 17 when she gave birth to me, I was her first child. Te-Erika means Little Powerful Ruler. She says she gave me that name because she was trying to be creative. I was raised by my mother
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