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 [...]

May 22


2021-05-22T00:32:12+00:00May 22nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being an adult is a lot of work.  There are so many things that always require your attention:  mental health, physical fitness, dental, vision, diet, digestion, podiatry, massage, gyn issues.....it is a full time job.  This is one of the major reasons why I do not want to have kids.  [...]

Feb 28

2021-02-28T04:09:19+00:00February 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There I was struggling all by my lonesome.  The food consumption was completely out of control complete with sugar on the hour.  Hunger would arise mid meal, and McDonalds was on speed dial.  My stomach felt like a balloon.  The doctor did not see anything in my labs to indicate [...]

Jan 14


2021-01-16T19:48:05+00:00January 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

At some point, you have to sit down with yourself and admit a few things. There are departments in my life that exist out of fear. My positive outlook is often dismantled by anxiety. I am afraid to walk away from the 9-5 for fear that I will end up [...]

Oct 4


2020-10-04T01:34:08+00:00October 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If I ever have the opportunity to speak to young women, I would emphasize the importance of their self development. Save the love and relationships for a later time. Spend your youth developing yourself as a person. Travel the world. Try new food. Speak a foreign language. Explore a new [...]