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A follow-up to the official magazine of Classy Living Society - the Classy Chronicles - Chronicles Too! is an online magazine which features amazing nonprofit organizations, awesome businesses and business owners, people doing great things in the community and more.
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Musings, thoughts & prose on love, life, new beginnings & everything else!
Author: Janine Lattimore
  • And just like that…we have both feet into the New Year 2020! What are some of the goals you’d like to accomplish or press the start button on this year?  Do you know what tools you’ll need to succeed? There are a ton of books,...

  • First a disclaimer: This post is directed towards my sisters: (a) it’s not intended to bash males or females; (b) it’s not because I think it only applies to us; (c) nor am I trying to be “preachy” because trust me when I say that...

  • Happy New Year!  Hello, 2020! As I say goodbye to 2019 and the decade of the “teens,” I also say, wow, wow, wow.  I learned a lot in “teens” decade; taking a look back reminds me that it definitely didn’t end up as it started...

  • Happy Day After Christmas! I hope you had a holiday filled with fun, family, friends, joy, special gifts,good food and LOVE!  I had an amazing Christmas…but I will say, the older I get the more my Christmas Days hit different. Being a single lady, I...

  • Milestones. The times in your life where you leave little bookmarks; the times that define the rest of your life from that point on.   A new chapter in the book of your life.  Turning the page.  A welcome change, a not so welcome difference, a...

  • Mental Health Moment… It’s the holidays, and while it may be a truly joyous time of the year for most; for some, it’s a time when they really may not be feeling their best – emotionally and mentally.  For one thing, the beginning of the...

  • I mentioned in one of my previous blogposts that I listen to podcasts quite often.  The other day, while listening to one of Oprah Winfrey’s podcast conversations with Iyanla Vanzant, one phrase I heard in their discussion struck me – “give yourself permission.”   Remember when...

  • To most folks, Thanksgiving is a day to enjoy delicious foods or watch football games or the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  Or, spending time with family may be the favorite highlight of the day. Or kicking off holiday gift shopping and special deals that come...

  • My father was a hard worker; he left early in the morning and came home after dark.  As the assistant manager of a major supermarket in Harlem, he worked long hours to care for his family.  My mother was a stay-at-home mom and they had...

  • When my son was younger, in order to factor in a required eight-hour workday and long commutes in Atlanta traffic each morning and evening, I would work straight through lunch.   In his earlier school years, I would drop him off at school at 7:00 a.m....

AUTHOR: JANINE LATTIMORE
Words are my passion, and I consider myself a connoisseur of words.  Well, what does that mean, you ask? My love of all things “wordy” began at an early age, cultivated by supportive family members and teachers. Growing up, it was just my brother and I, and since he didn’t want to play with a girl most of the time, I spent a lot of time alone.  I guess you could say I’ve always leaned toward introversion, so I’d write short stories to pass the time alone, and channel my imaginative thoughts.
Fast forward to a few years ago, when I joined Classy Living Society, a women’s national community service organization.  I was offered an opportunity to help out on their digital magazine, The Classy Chronicles, by putting together a few articles and presenting a combined edited version for its host website. Piece of cake!  A little bit turned into a lot and next thing I knew, I became the Editor in Chief of the organization! And might I add a proud one too! Why, I was even presented with the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2016, signed by President Barack Obama in connection with my work.  Pretty good stuff…
CLS Founder LaShanda Pitts and I developed an online magazine for the organization – Chronicles Too! which features amazing nonprofit organizations, awesome businesses and business owners, people doing great things in the community and more. Furthermore, CLS presents the #KeepGoing Award — an annual award given to individuals selected from the Chronicles Too features. The award is designed to celebrate those who inspire others and demonstrate tireless effort in giving back to the community, and to encourage them to #keepgoing.
Like many of you, as I keep on living, I keep on learning. I’ve cultivated stories, and in all the things I love about life, I’ve developed a veritable smorgasbord of introspective thoughts, creative ideas and funny randoms!  I am convinced that God bestowed this gift of writing upon me so that I may share my words with others. It is my mission to motivate, inspire, create laughter and possibly pull at your heartstrings too. In doing so, it is also my mission to encourage others (myself included!) to #keepgoing.
Sign on the dotted line and commit yourself to subscribing to my thoughts, please and thank you! Welcome to my journey – all spilled out in print. Welcome to New York Red! #keepgoing
“Wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now.” – Maya Angelou
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