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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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If you would like to be featured on Chronicles Too! click on the button below and complete the questionnaire; your feature will be at no cost to you. Keep in mind, however, that we’ve been busy collecting responses from others that will also be featured - so, you may not be featured right away, but will be featured sometime in the very near future! You will receive an email with a link to your published article to share with everyone you know! We are so excited about Chronicles Too! and we hope you are too! If you have any questions or comments, please email the Chronicles Too! at cctoo@cls-volunteer.org.
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Musings, thoughts & prose on love, life, new beginnings & everything else!
Author: Janine Lattimore
  • 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....

  • Last Saturday I got up early because I was super excited about a home project I had thought about and planned all week!  Organizing my closet! Woo – hooo!! It’s my life’s mission to live a minimalist and simple existence, and I think I’m halfway...

  • A few years ago, I found myself caught up in a relationship that I really shouldn’t have been in.  I had clearly overstayed my welcome in what was merely temporary, yet, I continued to linger.  In hindsight, even though I knew it wasn’t for me,...

  • Did you know that besides Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is also National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month?  Historically, it was designated an annual event by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 and 50 states celebrate a day of remembrance on October 15. I suffered...

  • Hi!  Did you miss me last week? I took a little break…because a week ago, I jetted away to Houston, Texas for Classy Living Society’s 6th Annual Red Dress Gala!  I can’t even begin to adequately describe how fabulous it was!  It was an entire...

  • Positive thinking 101: Don’t “SHOULD” on yourself!  “I should be _____.” Are you stuck in a rut, boohoo’ing about how you’d like things to change, but never doing anything about it?  You know what you “should” do, but you never quite get around to actually doing...

  • At the touch of a button; at the command of a few keystrokes – technology has made communication a lot easier and better.  Or has it? I met my ex-husband at a club in 1995 (shout-out to the old Club 112 in Atlanta!), and although...

  • I can’t think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself. – Emma Stone In the work I am doing to better myself in my life journey (a/k/a therapy), I’m learning about my own core beliefs.  Core beliefs are defined...

  • Bagels!  I miss good New York bagels. They’re difficult to find in Atlanta… When I was growing up in New York, my brother and I would go with our mother to the S&H Green Stamp Redemption Center/Store.  “What’s a S&H Green Stamp Catalog Store?” you ask? ...

  • I watched a short video the other day about a young woman who had lost all self-confidence – she had been laid off from her job and was having difficulty finding a new one.  She sought the help of an expert to boost her confidence,...

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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