Grapevine by Rosalyn Queen Alonso

Grapevine: The move to our new house is complete and Celebrating Easter

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | March 01, 2017 5:00 PM
Much has been said and I praise the press for all the wonderful coverage they provided for the Progressive Women's Association "Women of Distinction" awards luncheon.    First, I want to commend Ironda Campbell for...
 

Grapevine: We've seen our first Robin which means Spring is just around the corner

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | February 25, 2017 6:00 AM
This past week Dave and I attended the showing of the documentary The Wereth 11.  It was sponsored by the Historical Society and was shown at the Uptown Event Center.  It was in conjunction with the observance of Black Culture Month and...
 

PWA to Recognize Ten Women of Distinction as part of Black Culture & History Month

By Local News | February 19, 2017 12:00 PM
The Progressive Women's Association of Harrison County will recognize ten women of color in conjunction with their Black Culture Month observance. The luncheon will beheld on Friday, February 24 at noon at the Uptown Event Center. Keynote spea...
 

Grapevine: Valentine's Day is always a special day for me!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | February 14, 2017 6:00 AM
Valentine's Day comes and goes as do the many gifts and cards we receive.  Valentine's Day is always a special day for me.  Fifty one years go I received a great Valentines gift with the birth of my twin  daughters, Lisa and...
 

Grapevine: With Valentine's Day and other observances, February will be a busy month

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | February 01, 2017 6:00 PM
February is a month of several observances.  First we think of Valentines Day. This holiday has become a big commercial day but we can truly observe the true meaning by remembering those we love. A simple gesture will mean as much a...
 

Grapevine: Where did all this stuff come from? Finishing the move to a smaller home

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 24, 2017 6:00 AM
It is absolutely true that there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.   I think that is just what we have found here at our new residence.  David and I are both very happy with our move and we are certain that this...
 

Grapevine: Moving into Our New Home; My Sister's Birthday and The Future

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 17, 2017 12:00 AM
As promised last week, I am hoping to bring you a full report in this week's Grapevine.   It seems as if the first part of this New Year is full of hope and promise.  We have just about completed our move and have spe...
 

Grapevine: Preparing for a Smaller Home.....and Happy New Year!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 02, 2017 12:00 PM
Happy New Year.  I hope that all of you will face this new year with faith and optimism that all will be good and we will all enjoy good health.   Several columns ago I mentioned that I would be making an announcement in...
 

Grapevine: Memories of Christmas Past and Well Wishes for All of My Readers

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | December 20, 2016 6:00 AM
Memories of Christmas' past.  When I think of the many Christmas's that I have spent, I can group them into eras.  Now that is saying something about getting old.   My memory goes back pretty far and I think...
 

Grapevine: Christmas gift-giving changes as we grow older but I still love this season

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | December 19, 2016 6:00 AM
Depending on when you are reading this, the countdown to Christmas is pretty near the end. I am sure that many of you have things you still need to do.  But I hope you are not getting stressed out if you just do not happen to be able to c...
 
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