Lately, I catch myself not exhaling. With every breath that escapes me another moment has passed. I hold my breath as though it will somehow freeze time so that I can step from where I am into where I think I’m supposed to be. I hold my breath until it literally escapes me, completely against […]Read more "the exhale"
I’ve found myself in situation after situation over the last few months where I wonder when it’s time to say when. I’ve always been the kind of person that when it is time to throw in the towel on something, I just know it, and in the exact moment that I know it, it’s just […]Read more "when to say when"
The thing I love the best about staying in my city during the holidays is that it feels more like my city then than at any other time of the year. It’s the remaining short break from what seems to have become and never-ending tourist season. I love to venture into downtown where the city […]Read more "The City Breathes at Christmas"
My opinion on the lack of indictment of Darren Wilson in Ferguson doesn’t matter here. Your opinion doesn’t matter here either. That doesn’t mean that we aren’t entitled to our opinions. It doesn’t mean that “we”, meaning people, don’t have the right discuss, to question, even to protest. What “we” as people don’t have a […]Read more "What’s REALLY Wrong With What’s Happening in Ferguson"
Something that happened more than a few years ago now came to my mind this morning. I once sat across the desk from a big man who owned the small business I was working for and he said to me, “You know, if there’s one thing I’ve learned about you it’s that you adapt well […]Read more "The Funny Thing About Change."
In the interest of practicing what I preach, I’m starting a personal 30 day spread the music challenge on my personal Facebook page. I’m turning off the radio. Well, I will still listen to radio because I pay attention to major radio releases for a lot of reasons, and I actually already turn the radio […]Read more "30 Days of Music Praise"