Monthly Archives: January 2013

Nigger as a word

I was having a recent conversation with with my nephew (Anthony) and a couple family friends (Judy & Kenny) and part of the discussion was about the movie Django. Kenny told us that the rumor mill had said that before … Continue reading

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Tangling my way to a clear mind

In a flurry of New Year’s week activity, I spent a full morning rapidly downloading book previews on my Kindle, reading magazines and creating some art.  It was a day to build momentum and so much has come from it.  … Continue reading

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East Side/West Side: The Cleveland Conundrum

Have ever heard someone from Cleveland, Ohio, say, “I’m from the westside,” or likewise, “I live on the eastside”? Do you have any idea how deep the east/west thing goes in Cleveland?  As an analyst at a healthcare company I’ve … Continue reading

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Not Our Brew Shop

This weekend was chock full of fantastic.  We had an absolutely amazing time – a much needed recharge after the ‘return to work’ syndrome we were experiencing.  I’ll leave the first-hand account of all the awesome to Bryan though, while … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting (My Page 20 Epiphany)

I tend not to talk about beliefs much.  There’s so much argument out there already about religion – and Bryan usually contributes to that enough for the both of us (I mean that in the best way).  Honestly?  I don’t … Continue reading

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3 Acres = 1 Million Pounds of Food

This man is the co-founder of a company that has managed to grow 1 million pounds of food on 3 acres.  It is creating community, growing minds and changing young peoples lives. To say the least, I’m jealous.  I was … Continue reading

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Never Going Back the Same Way Again

Tomorrow marks my first official, on-site day back to work from the holidays.  I have been home since the afternoon of 12/22.  It hasn’t always seemed as fruitful as I might have like.  There are always visions of grandeur that … Continue reading

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