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(White) Rapper Show

May 16, 2007

I don’t normally like the reality show genre. Ego Trip’s The (White) Rapper Show is just the latest in a long line of these shows. The difference about this one is that it is a show that represents hip hop culture in a respectful way. I like the [Keep Reading]

Beauty is Everywhere

May 15, 2007

Beauty is everywhere. It’s hard to see sometimes though because we get so caught up in the daily grind. We seem to be so busy and moving so quickly here and there, doing this and that, that we miss so much. I remember the first time I saw American [Keep Reading]

Runnning with Tag-Alongs

May 14, 2007

There is something about running that is very hard to explain. I absolutely love it. It gives you something that you can’t get any other way. It is a totally freeing activity. I can’t understand why more people don’t run. Don’t they know how [Keep Reading]

Happy Mother’s Day

May 12, 2007

It’s Mother’s Day and I can’t get home to see my mom. I will call her in the morning but it doesn’t feel like enough. So I thought I’d write a tribute to my mom in my blog. Mom, Being a mother has to be a difficult joband one that probably [Keep Reading]

Internet Community Violates Privacy

May 11, 2007

There is a movement spreading through the World Wide Web. It is coming to us from sites such as myspace and facebook. There are hundreds of websites that bring together large groups of people who collectively form a community. I must confess that I [Keep Reading]

Jericho

May 10, 2007

Jericho is a television show that premiered last fall on CBS. From the very first episode I have been hooked on it. It has amazing writing. I don’t know how the writers seem to keep escalating the drama and suspense every week. I am on the edge of [Keep Reading]

‘Tis the Season

May 9, 2007

I am in the process of writing a novel. The working title is 4 Wheels and a Piece of Maple. I thought I was nearly done it when I had an idea on how to format it last night. I looked back at the 150 pages I had written and came to an epiphany. It [Keep Reading]

You Can’t Do Anything You Want

May 8, 2007

We always tell our youth that they can do anything, that they can become anything they want to. Is this the right message to give them? It is a lie. We can’t do anything we want. I know from experience. I have failed at a lot of things that I have [Keep Reading]

Taking Back Words

May 7, 2007

There is power in taking back words. Words are probably the most powerful weapon in our disposable. There are all sorts of clichés and saying to attest to this fact. The pen is mightier than the sword, is one that I am sure we have all heard. If [Keep Reading]

The N-Word

May 4, 2007

Words hurt. It’s true. The power of words is something that we often don’t stop to think about. As kids, we used to say things like “sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me.” As adults, and even as kids, I think we [Keep Reading]
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