My parrot, Tongi and I have been together now for almost 18 years. I got her when she was about 4 months old. When she came home with me, I was still hand feeding her. This of course strengthened our long father daughter relationship. To this day, she still flies to me for foodPeep The Rest!
About eight years ago, my oldest daughter, Olivia made this sign for me and since then, I have kept the picture in my office. It serves as a reminder, motivation, & inspiration. She was daddy’s girl. I remember those days well. Life is different now but memories always rPeep The Rest!
It has been 2 weeks since my momma left and I miss her so. She has said for years, "one day, I’m gonna be out of here," but I always though it was talk. Once again, like a mother, she proved me wrong. This is my 1st Mother’s Day not taking my momma to dinner, or lunch or jPeep The Rest!
After picking up our Mercedes Benz Fashion Week press credentials, my assistant/Cousin Dee headed to Lincoln Center to oooh & aaah at the façade of the tents that we would be camped out in for 5 long days. This was 3 hours before the NY Sip & See… And 1.5 hours beforPeep The Rest!
Yesterday, I spent the evening with Cousin Dee, (my photography soul mate) going over my workflow processes for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Why? Because she will be assisting me this upcoming season! I am pretty damn excited about it too. I have been trying to make this happePeep The Rest!
Had an intense week and the weekend is going to be even more so. My first big project for the semester is Due monday & I will be crunching on that until the crack of dawn Monday morning. Also trying Vinyasa yoga tomorrow with Cousin Dee. This should be interesting to say thPeep The Rest!
So many things, people & events made my 2011 great. When I wrote everything out, it was hard to narrow down my list but here I am with what made my 2011 a positive experience. I'm looking forward to a brighter, bigger & badder 2012. Let's do this together! The Ted WillPeep The Rest!
10 years ago, I met Cole Jordan and he helped me to get back in school to complete my baccalaureate. Since then, he & his wife Diane have been like parents. Today, I learned that he has been a fugitive for the past 40+ years and is now in jail in California. I am beyond sPeep The Rest!
Today may be my 2nd 35th birthday but I'm celebrating Friday September 23rd. If you're able to make it, you would make my day. And, in case you're wonder what my birthday wish is, it is to hear President Barack Obama say "Started with a rhyme from old ancient times. DecedentsPeep The Rest!
Ten years ago today, the man that made & shaped me became a memory. Sometimes a painful one but most often a joyful one. I can still hear that late night call that I answered while vacationing in Toronto when my mother informed me that my father, RL Howard died from a heaPeep The Rest!