You’re not late, you’re right on time!

Good Morning my “note” takers! I pray you all are doing well! On Saturday, December 08, 2018, I celebrated the release of my new book, “Let’s TALK” and my new business venture, CH1 Bookstore, Coffee shop and Lounge (coming 2019)! Despite the nasty rain and extremely cold weather, four of my friends decided to stillContinue reading “You’re not late, you’re right on time!”

Tis the “Season”: Out with the old, embrace the new!

If we’re real honest with ourselves, some people are only “temporary delights”. They come into our lives for a moment in time to serve whatever their intended purpose is, and then we should let them go. ~Deetra La’Rue Relationships can be very fickle, because they’re here one day and gone the next. I never understoodContinue reading “Tis the “Season”: Out with the old, embrace the new!”

Social Media: Death by visualization

Everybody knows that comparison is the thief of joy.  We’re so busy watching and lusting over what others have, that we miss out on our own opportunity for happiness.   ~Deetra La’Rue Sometimes I’m a little hesitant to hit “Log In”, when accessing my social media account. I’m almost always met with images of women displayingContinue reading “Social Media: Death by visualization”

Dear Family

When I think of family, unity, love and support are the characteristics that quickly come to mind. When I was younger, I starved for those things, but as I’ve evolved and gotten older, I no longer feel the need for them…especially from people who aren’t genuine, willing or ready to give them to me. I knowContinue reading “Dear Family”

The Journey Begins

Welcome to Notes by LaRue! I am Deetra La’Rue, a 34-year-old Writer hailing from Montgomery, AL. I’ve been writing poetry passionately since the age of 14, and have recently expanded into self-help/motivational books. I recently published my first book, Glitter but no gold: How I turned my wounds into wisdom, and am gearing up forContinue reading “The Journey Begins”