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Category : BygKids

January 11, 2009

My post title is inspired by N’Damdi’s song “Insecurity” from Her "A Weird Kinda Wonderful" album 2005. “Do you know who you are? Can you see what they see? Didn’t you know it’s insecurity? So beam inside with pride. Turn it on your outside. Let the world now.”

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December 1, 2008

One of my most cherished relationships is with my Cousin Dee. I remember when I moved to Detroit from Alabama (1979), my brother Topot, Cousin Connie & I used to fight over Cousin Dee because we wanted her all to our selves. My grandmother Mommie would break us up & ask

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August 21, 2008

Olivia is always a willing participant in my photographic experiments.  She usually goes with the flow, gives me ideas & sometimes she improves & it really works out.This is a shot that I did the other way in an attempt to practice working on silhouette shots.I took me a

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August 17, 2008

Amelia has a very interesting personality.  She neither acts like me or Suite Suzy, and very much unlike Olivia.My little Boo Boo is sporadic, emotional, dangerous & lovable all at the same time but like most 3 year olds, she can drive you to that I wish you would point.  A

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August 15, 2008

Part 1: I hate when my kids are right & I am wrong about anything!  This evening when I got home, I had a photo session with Olivia & she begged me to le her put on some lip-gloss for the photos.  I told her no & she pouted until I threatened to cut her lips

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July 19, 2008

A few weeks ago Boo Boo started kinderdance at the rec center.  She says that she likes it but on parent watch day she clamed up & did not perform with the other kids.  She was not the worst offender of the little dancer wannabees.  There were a few cry babies calling for

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July 10, 2008

Last Friday Sade & I hung out for the day for some brother/sister ("Brother/Sister" is my favorite Brand New Heavies Album!) time.  We started with that voter registration drive that I mentioned below.  After the voter registration piece, we did a little lunch & then de

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July 5, 2008

I used to wear gardening gloves all the time when working in my gardens.  I used to hate having dirt embedded in my finger prints & stuck under my nails. Over the past few summers, I stopped wear gloves because I wanted to be closer to the earth, I wanted to understand it,

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April 14, 2008

I don't take a lot of photos of my youngest daughter Amelia because she runs from the camera. Now I catching her whenever I can. When she sees this in a few years, I will be in trouble!

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March 16, 2008

My kids have us on the grind! Today Sade had a regional pom dance competition & her team can in 3rd place for her division. She was bummed of course but they did great! Well at least Sade did. A few of her crew jacked up but hey, they are just kids.After the competition was o

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A Word

Many of my post may be filled with typos, ignorant statements, untruths, bad English, & anything else that may make me appear to be uneducated.

Do yourself a favor… fuck mistakes & read between the lines! Just Saying…