I was born and raised near St. . . Louis , Missouri , and later , relocated to Chicago , Illinois (1971) . Music and celebration was always a part of My Childhood. I Played Little League baseball from the time I was 7 or 8 years old . I like long car rides and music from the Fifties , Sixties , and seventies.I like romance , sports , amusement parks and teaching. I am a G.E.D. Instructor , retired softball player ( 16in. Clincher ) . I learned how to " Step "at Age Fifteen , and have Grown to love the dance , a Chicago original . I do a lot of charity work , and was involved with politics , to a degree. I have never had a headache , stomach - ache , or a bad day .I neither smoke , drink , do drugs , take medication , nor eat pork . I think that I have the greatest life , and this fact is reinforced every time I hear a sweet song on the radio . God is my leader,following his doctrine is my commitment.Mom and I love you Sharleen , and Mack , forever .