We have a saying in the South: “If you’re goin’ out, Honey…put on everything you own!” Well, maybe not everything. But, what’s wrong with a
I want to introduce 82-year-old Dr. La Verne Ford Wimberly of Tulsa, Oklahoma. When the pandemic hit, the retired principal wasn’t able to attend church in person, so she decided–even though she wasn’t technically IN CHURCH–she was going to dress up as if she were.
For 52 weeks La Verne donned her Sunday best. Sharing photos like these on Facebook.
“I just decided…I’m going to get
“I wanted not only to keep myself motivated, but I wanted to help keep others motivated as well, to inspire them, encourage them, and kind of eradicate some types and forms of depression, isolation, fear
I only wish I’d known months ago, so I could have followed this lovely lady who refused to be “slouchy” in order to motivate others to be their best, even in the worst of times.
I can imagine Dr. La Verne Wimberly was some kind of teacher and principal! This remarkable woman found a way to contribute positivity in the midst of fear and worry. And she never even had to leave her house to do it.
Doesn’t she just exude joy? And, make you want to go buy a hat???
La Verne, your “quintessential” style is impeccable. And your smile is infectious.
Thanks for reminding us:
P.S. La Verne, I friended you today on Facebook!
Such an awesome lady with fabulous style, thanks for sharing this uplifting story!