“Pessimism is a Self-Fulfilling Malady”

Doubt - Death - Disillusion?   I have grown tired of living in a world full of hate and hurt.  Whenever I begin to break out of such limited thinking and living, I found that so many negative energies seemingly exist just to put me back.  I'm often reminded that... "Pessimism is a Self-Fulfilling Malady"  [...]

3 Movies that inspire ME as a father

#3 - Chef I get great inspiration from this movie - a southern guy works to redeem himself after a failed marriage and has to learn how to be a responsible, attentive father, while maintaining and/or creating the career that he wants. I really struggle with these same things. I love every moment that I [...]

Everyone Makes Mistakes, Right?

My dear Sista in the arts and in the cosmos, Erykah Badu, seemed to make the mistake of her career.  Bad album?  Or photo shoot?  Nope.  Far beyond the awkward appearing relationships with the various fathers of her children.  In fact, who cares about that?!?  That is her business.  It doesn't affect her music, her [...]

A Father’s Love Vol. 3: Pharoh and Clifford

Well, most of my closest people know that my partner, my Bean-town buddy, my boy! - Roh! (as we affectionately called him) has transitioned into another life.  (That means he died).  After nearly 14 years, 6 cities, 3 cars, 2 schools, and about 7 or 8 residences together, I am now without my dog, Pharoh [...]

A Father’s Love Vol. 2: A Holiday Dilemma

So, Christmas has come and gone and Kwanzaa is well underway.  I spent the entire day with Kali which included time at the park, lunch, walking, a movie, the whole nine!  We had a great time, to say the least.  I've even given up my office (b.k.a the 2nd bedroom) so that she can have [...]