Author Archives: Lenise

She came!

Words cannot describe the amount of joy and love that filled my heart when I saw my little girl.  I never knew the human heart could hold so much love. Baby Phoenix Rae entered the world October 2, 2012.  She … Continue reading

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Going Red

Healthy diet, healthy heart…you’ve heard the phrase before.  Yet according to the Center for Disease Control, heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. I get extremely passionate when I talk about this topic because of a … Continue reading

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13.1 Miles in “The Mile High City”

It was supposed to be my first marathon—the 2nd annual Sports Authority Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon Series in Denver, aka The Mile High City. Incidentally, the city’s moniker comes from its official height, 5,280 feet above sea level….but you knew … Continue reading

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9/11: What did you do?

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.  The day means something different to each American.  Somber, bereaved, ardent, resilient, irate, and healing are just some of the adjectives I would use to describe that fateful day. I have … Continue reading

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Adventures on Wolf Bay

My family and I were invited to go kayaking with Alabama Kayaking Adventures last Saturday.  To say we had a good time, would be an understatement. Did you know that Alabama’s coastal area includes 607 miles of shoreline with over 400,000 … Continue reading

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My 7 Angels

Earlier this month I had the privilege of flying with the Navy’s precision flying team –The Blue Angels. The Blue Angels were performing in Biloxi that weekend, for the first time in over 30 years.  I was invited to go … Continue reading

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A conversation with Shirley Sherrod

President Obama made history again last week when he made an appearance on “The View.” It was the first time a sitting president has ever visited a daytime TV talk show. But while the President was busy discussing the hot … Continue reading

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SEEDS Classic Rock 5K

Happy Monday everyone. I am so excited.  I ran my first race this past weekend.  I didn’t pace myself very well, but overall I’m told I did ok. This was all part of the SEEDS Classic Rock 5K and 1 … Continue reading

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Miss AWAG 2009

I had the pleasure of hosting the Miss AWAG (Area Women’s Action Group) 2009 Beauty Pageant. The event was held at Faulkner State Community College on September 26th. Congratulations to this year’s winner, Ms. Erin Patterson! She’s a senior at Daphne … Continue reading

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Alabama Gulf Coast Heart Walk

I’d like to take a moment and thank everyone who participated in this year’s Gulf Coast Start! Heart Walk. Hundreds of friends, familes and co-workers came together in Spanish Fort this weekend, to raise awareness and research dollars for the … Continue reading

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