Monthly Archives: May 2014

Inspiring Millions – A Tribute to Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Annie Johnson, in St Louis, Missouri, in 1928. Best known for her 1969 memoir “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”, she wrote seven autobiographies, and was a playwright, director, actor, singer, songwriter and novelist. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Life as a Good Wife

In a small village in rural Québec that was just the way it was – you grew up, you got married and you raised a family.  She was only 16 years old when it was decided she should marry the … Continue reading

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Remembering My Mom and Her Incredible Life

She was just barely 15 years old when the soldiers entered her home and took her and her family (mother, younger sister and toddler brother) to the nearest train station and loaded them into cattle cars for the long trip … Continue reading

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A Way to Remember – Today and Always

With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday, I thought this would be the perfect time to introduce you to my blog “Inspired by My Mom” and explain why I decided to follow this path to tell their stories. Over the … Continue reading

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