On this day (April 7) in 1915, Billie Holiday was born in Philadelphia, PA. And this lady had a lot of blues to sing about. In 1959, She died from alcohol and heroin complications. But while she was here, she gave us her soul.
Carolyn is the author of two published books – No Hill for a Stepper, 2001, and The Last Bordello, 2016. Her third novel, The Moonshine Thicket, is set in 1928 and is currently enduring a professional edit. When not on her laptop, she serves as a lap top for her grandchildren. She is a retired Early Childhood Specialist, a fitness boxer, artist, and a ball thrower for her ever-persistent mini Aussie. In addition to her blogging website, carolyndenniswillingham.com, you may find her on Facebook and Twitter. View all posts by Carolyn Dennis-Willingham