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Category : Rememory

June 21, 2010

It's officially summertime & no song gets me more excited about summer than Doug E Fresh's "Summertime." "Summertime" was released back in 1989 & I recall Detroit radio station 107.5 WGPR being the only station playing the hell out of this song. 1989 was also the year

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June 20, 2010

Happy Father's day to the men out there holding it down for your children while providing an example of what being a man is all about. As we all know, any man can father a child but it takes a real man to help that child grown & learn with love, patience, understanding &amp

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June 10, 2010

I used to love walking to my job at KFC (Highland Park, MI: Davison & Woodward) listening to my Crystal Waters "Making Happy" maxi single cassette back in the spring/summer of 1991. "Surprise" was & still is my jam. I had so many maxi cassettes & cassette singles

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May 6, 2010

I planted violas in one of my gardens last year & the bloomed throughout the summer.  To my surprise, this lonely yellow fellow greeted me today while I was weeding. What a nice bright surprise. Coincidentally, it's my grandmother's birthday; we called her Mommie.  Every

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April 8, 2010

When VA Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the month of April will be “Confederate Month” in his state by decree it was just a matter of time before blood started leaking out of old oppressive wounds. Not only did he note that April was Confederate Month in VA, he also failed

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April 3, 2010

The Washington DC cherry blossoms will be at peak bloom next week & I’m saddened that I cannot visit and photograph the majesty of the 3,750 blooming trees. Truly a spectacular sight to see! At least, I have my memories from the fun of last year as well as some smile ins

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April 1, 2010

A year ago today, I arrived home, sat on my back porch and watched the clouds dance by as the wind blew. It was like watching a cartoon, a cloud cartoon. You ever just look at the sky & wonder what if? Daydream? Float away while remaining still like in a Spike Lee movie? Y

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March 29, 2010

1992 was a big year for me. I entered the 12 grade at Mackenzie High School, I turned 18 years old & I voted for former president Bill Clinton. Back then, all I cared about was voting for the 1st time, graduating, looking good & my little information booth job at Fairla

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February 17, 2010

When I was a boy, I used to make mix tapes all the time from the radio. I thought I was a pro at it! I never caught the commercials or the DJ talking. This made my mix tapes popular with the ladies. Mix tapes required thought, good timing & effort. Making drag & drop

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October 15, 2009

I thought I was doing something special last night when I picked up a carton of black mission figs. I was like, hmmm, I’ll try these & see what they’re about.I was really excited to try them after seeing some really delicious looking photos on Flickr.So I made it home to

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A Word

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