I sit at my desk inside my home office looking at my 2017 list of goals. I have created a New Year’s list for at least the last 20 years. Every year I fall short of meeting my goals. Regardless, I will make one for 2018. Like most recent years, I will create the plan to achieve each goal. The plan is what has helped me truly execute.Read More
We are doing things a little differently this year. Instead of our Annual gift guide we typically include in the December issue, we decided to focus on Faith, Food, and Family while covering a local chef who appeared on the Food Network this fall for a baking contest. Jonathon Elias is more than deserving to be on our cover page this month. He is a talented baker who has reached great heights in his career.Read More
It has to be one of a parent’s worst nightmare — your child is addicted to drugs. As a parent, guiding your children is a top priority — or at least it should be — but we are all bound to make mistakes and we certainly don’t have all the answers.Read More
The day before our photo shoot for Ink Detroit, I read a local column in a local paper posing the question: How many t-shirts does Detroit need? The premise was that Detroit t-shirts have outlived their purpose and stopped being clever or endearing.Read More
My hit or miss understanding of the Sourath language really frustrates me. I used to know it so much better in my younger years when I spent more time around my grandmother Agatha and my mom’s family. It was spoken all the time. When I lived with my parents, I listened to conversations and my grasp of the language was pretty strong. Today, it is very weak.
While our kids head back to school for the 2017/2018 school year, I look for ways to continue learning all year long. Life is about learning regardless of your age and stage in your career. I continue my education in public relations, communications and journalism in order to deliver the best service and product for my Denha Media clients and our Chaldean News readers.Read More
We headed into our July issue with the intent of a cover spread on people with disabilities. In the news business, content can change in minutes. What was intended to be a cover story or lead in a newscast can easily be pushed back because of a more timely story or breaking news.Read More
After you lived in a home for a while, you really get an idea what you like and what you don’t. Halim Sheena posed a question for our Chaldean On the Street piece that asked if you could change one thing in your house what would it be and why?Read More