Maria J. Scott

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Maria Jordan Scott was so anxious to greet the world that she was born on a hospital elevator in Columbus, Ohio. She and her younger brother became PK’s (Pastor’s Kids) when her father founded a church in her hometown.

Maria attended Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee for three years, then earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer and Information Science from The Ohio State University. She is a retired IT manager.

Maria absolutely loves being the parent of 3 grown children, a daughter-in-love, a son-in-love and a beautiful granddaughter. She calls herself a “genealogy nut”, because she has traveled the U.S. (and stalked the web) in search of family information. Maria volunteers with several organizations and is active in her ch
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When Johnny Comes Marching

Scott and Me
This blog post is a follow-on to last week’s post, when I bid goodbye to my husband as he left for the war in the Persian Gulf.

As it turned out, I could not go home and cry on the day that Scott left for Desert Storm. I was busy from the time I got in the door at work until I left at my usual time to pick up the children. Then I was busy getting their meals, getting us ready for the next day,... Read more of this blog post »
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An in-depth look at James Brown, using memories from all the people that we normally don't hear from. James Brown was a complex man -- a genius who also had his demons. Oddly enough, there are several of those personality combinations in the public e ...more
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Loved this! I knew Michelle was a good speaker, but she's a good writer as well!

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One of my top 3 musical artists/groups! It was a real pleasure to get the inside story of this group and Maurice's push to make it top-notch. If you are an EWF fan, it will definitely keep your interest!
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Very informative story about New Orleans history and a segment of the African-ancestored population!
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Michener does what I wish I could. He weaves interesting inter-generational stories around the history of a land. I had never understood how South Africa got to be the way it was until I read it. My first reading was when South Africa was still in th ...more
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