Jul 24

Medium Moment

2023-07-24T21:35:38+00:00July 24th, 2023|Mediumship, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I was driving south on the I-95 to a performance.  It became apparent that a funeral procession was next to me on my left side.  As I approached the hearse, I bowed my head and crossed my arms out of respect.  This isn't something that I have done before.  The [...]

May 4

Sunday Blues

2023-05-04T19:48:35+00:00May 4th, 2023|Teacher Burnout, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I had a job yesterday.  It was a beautiful couple.  After I returned home, I unloaded and ran to Publix.  In an effort to save money, I cooked my dinner.  Sleep found me soon.  Little Birdie did not get his night time towel.  My morning began at the beach and [...]

Jul 31

United Tribe

2022-07-31T02:16:27+00:00July 31st, 2022|Brief: Short and Sweet, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The nurse tended to me with such attention and care.  She paused when she sensed my nervousness and waited for the uncomfortable moment to pass.  The amount of questions that I had to answer was unreal.  All of the people in the hospital began milling around at 5:30am.  Security guards, [...]

Jan 31

The Revival

2022-01-31T03:13:28+00:00January 31st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It was a Thursday night.  The lounge singer was performing in Overtown.  It was my chance to get out for a while and breathe.  I invited a colleague to meet me there.  It was outside behind the restaurant.  The boom of a band embraced my ears as I approached the [...]

Nov 14

The Insult

2021-11-14T14:04:47+00:00November 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11.5.21 Good morning. How are you doing? Yesterday, a predominantly white choral ensemble came to present at the predominantly Latin school where I teach. They had the children performing different actions to a spiritual. I shared the story with other black people and everyone was offended. I contacted the education [...]

Oct 8

Health is not a joke

2021-10-08T21:46:39+00:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

For the last two weeks, I have been struggling.  I have not felt like myself.  A trip to urgent care revealed a small bout with pneumonia.  I do not have the virus but the mighty p word was not something that I ever thought would be in the same sentence [...]