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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
  • *INSERT BIG SIGH HERE* Online dating…. I’ve been single for a few years now, and I’ve tried the online dating game a time or two.  I will have to say that while I don’t think it’s a total wash because of the funny stories I...

  • A while ago, I was in the break room at work, toasting a couple of slices of blueberry lemon bread for breakfast.  While waiting for the slices to toast, I figured I’d do some important multi-tasking –and began checking my social media.  After scrolling a...

  • I’ve always loved true crime stories, so when I discovered true crime podcasts, I was hooked.  I found myself listening to the various ones that were recommended as the best of best. But then I discovered the more I listened to these stories about missing...

  • Last weekend, I watched an episode of the Netflix foodie series Chef’s Table about a female African American chef who co-owns a restaurant in Historic Downtown Savannah, Georgia called The Grey.  If you haven’t watched Chef’s Table, I recommend it; each episode highlights the personal story...

  • It’s Valentine’s Day…and you’re single…just like me.  How will you celebrate this day of love?  You may have decided to romance yourself today, or spend the day with loved ones, friends or your children.  Or to you, it may be a day just like any...

  • Landing in New Zealand, our move through customs was pretty seamless, except for a bit of a wait to x-ray our bags on the way out.  We caught the super shuttle from the airport to our hotel, the Apollo, located in the city center. Auckland...

  • “Love yourself enough to be able to say yes or no.” – Susan Gregg I think I’ve finally arrived at the place where I am very comfortable doing (or not doing) whatever I feel!! In the past, I’ve gotten myself into some real jams in the...

  • “Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Anderson As most of you know, I am a member of Classy Living Society, which is a national women’s community service organization.  This past weekend I, along with...

  • You begin your day serial snoozing your ringing alarm and now you’re late!  So you jump out bed, half asleep, and hit the floor running, frantically making a pass through the shower, rushing around the house and finally jumping in the car to drive to...

  • “The trouble is, you think you have time.” – Jack Kornfield In many of my posts, I will talk about my mother.  Mommy passed away at 90 years of age in April 2017.  In the days following her death, I spoke with numerous relatives and friends...

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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