My Second Journey to East Africa – pt.1

From LaGuardia to Kilamanjaro.. Early morning! These folks were headed to India - a pretty wild site. Kenya Airways! The Journey begins.. Watching In the Heights - one of many movies! We had to gas up in Uganda. We made it to Arusha! Kilamanjaro Airport COVID Protocols - Annoying.. but necessary. Heading into town - … Continue reading My Second Journey to East Africa – pt.1

Buckeye Neighborhood Mural Unveiling

On this special day, the East 128th Street Block Club unveiled a historic mural that was two years in the making, It was NOT an easy process and in fact the challenges often felt insurmountable. But finally, FINALLY, the finished product was completed, installed, unveiled and celebrated. Early morning preparation..

Still Optimistic

During the summer of 1991, I was facing some really tough times. The parents were separated, puberty was in full swing, and our central air conditioning had died. Trust me, summers in Memphis-10 are hot! I was in summer school to repeat English because I had missed my finals when big sis had a life … Continue reading Still Optimistic

Habari Gani? Kwanzaa 2018!

A little drumming with Wulfgar Jr and this amazing little brother on Day 1 of Kwanzaa - Umoja at the Rice Library with the UPLYFF, INC. family Speaking on Day 2 of Kwanzaa - KJUCHAGULIA - at the Warrensville Heights Library