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Guilford Education Alliance

Today (9/3/19) I had the pleasure of having lunch with Louise Courts and Karen Hornfeck. They work at Guilford Education Alliance in Greensboro, NC. It was such a blast having lunch with a couple of ladies who work in a non-profit. They were very encouraging towards my effort to “spread kindness”. They also told me…

Disney World’s Snow White

Today I was reading an article about a young with autism at Disney World. Lauren Bergner and her family spent 10 days in Disney World. Her youngest son has autism and he’s non-verbal, at 6 years old. The best thing about Disney is they have a disability access line so there are shorter waits. But…

The #NiceNiche

If you’re looking to make it big on the internet, people will tell you to “find your niche” and I’m not looking to make it big, but I am looking to “make kind cool”. We’re living in a society that has forgotten how to have conversations, say please and thank you, enjoy the moment. When…

Kindness

For ya’ll that don’t know me, I’m DeAnna – late 40’s, short, friendly. One of my many mottos is, “I talk to strangers, but I never take the candy.” I’m at the point where my path is not clearly defined, but it’s getting clearer. You need folks like me to spread some cheer. This past…

Welcome to MyFriendDeAnna.com

This blog was started in August, 2019. My friend Tara and I were discussing why I’m not “out there” on social media. UGH that’s kind of scary. “Out there” you’re vulnerable. You’re putting yourself out there – for what? So people can make fun of you? Make fun of your vision? Make fun of your…