1977 Used rhymes while campaigning for a junior high student government office. 1980-1983 Wrote weekly articles for local newspaper under guidance of my High School English teacher. 1986 Won a college campus pageant with an original skit I wrote and performed! 1987-1988 Wrote personal songs and poems to convey my feelings and cope with my emotions of living on my own for the first time. 1991-present Played for different church choirs. Here I began to write verses for songs which I did not know the verses to. I began sending in poems and editorials to local newspapers. 2003 I wrote a chartering poem and song for my local sorority chapter. Published my first book, My Words and Me 2005 Wrote and co produced Words Can’t Tell inviting local community singers to perform. Co sponsored self publishing seminars.