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 yearPeep The Rest!
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 &Peep The Rest!
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 singlesPeep The Rest!
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. EveryPeep The Rest!
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 failedPeep The Rest!
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 insPeep The Rest!
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? YPeep The Rest!
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 FairlaPeep The Rest!
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 & dropPeep The Rest!
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 toPeep The Rest!