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Bob Etheridge: Have You Lost Your Damn Mind?

June 14, 2010

  Folks, This is unbelievable. I know people are passionate about their politics, but is this what our democracy is coming to? Watch this video. Normally, I would write a “build-up” to the upcoming line. However, the video speaks for itself: U. S. Representative Bob Etheridge: HAVE YOU LOST YOUR DAMN MIND?!?! Dude, what gives? […]

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One Word Wednesday

May 19, 2010


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Fatherhood Friday:Between A Rock and A Hard Funky Place

April 9, 2010

This post is part of a cool collection of Moms and Dads hanging out at Dad-Blogs, the premiers site for all things parenting. Click on the link above to check out some great posts by some great people. Below is a question from a reader who has a serious problem. The problem is important enough that I asked […]

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Homegrown Fun (”The Staycation”)

March 22, 2010

It has been a few weeks since I have had the privilege of writing you. Things have been hectic around here. The day job, school, and a whole host of things. I’m not griping, I’m just sayin’. I desperately need some time off with the family. I did manage to take a few days off […]

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The Me in Me and the Me I See

February 16, 2010

  I stumbled into the bathroom this morning, drunk from a restless sleep the night before. I walked gingerly across the cold, wood floors. I rubbed the crust from my eyes and take a look in the mirror for what seemed like the first time. What I saw caught me by surprise…  There was a middle-aged man […]

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25 Things We Can Do To Become Better Citizens and Parents

February 2, 2010

I was having a conversation with a friend over at Dad-Blogs. We were discussing the negative tone in politics when he said (paraphrasing),  “I just want what’s good for our country. I want to be able to HOPE again. I don’t care who the president is.” It made me think for a moment. We have lofty expectations […]

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Don “Moose” Lewis: Have You Lost Your Damn Mind?

January 20, 2010

There was a link on Twitter today regarding a new minor league basketball team exclusively for white, American-born basketball players. The league plans to place the first team in Augusta. Georgia. Here are a few excerpts from the article: “The All-American Basketball Alliance announced in a news release Sunday evening that it intends to start […]

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A Story of Christmas Past-Back to the Basics.

December 27, 2009

  Basic. Defined. 1. most important: most important or essential “a few basic guidelines” 2. elementary: serving as a starting point or minimum 3. without extra: without or before the addition of anything extra “a basic salary” 4. plain: plain and utilitarian rather than luxurious or fancy ( informal ) Courtesy dictionary This past Christmas Eve, my church held its annual “Christmas by Candlelight” service. […]

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Santa Clause Is A Gangsta!

December 22, 2009

Santa Clause Is A Gangsta!     “You’d better watch out. You’d better not cry. You’d better not pout. I’m telling you why. ‘Cause…” Santa Clause is a Gangsta! The jolly fat man ain’t who you really think he is. That red suit is his pimp gear.  You know those boots are made of alligator. […]

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Is the Problem With Tiger or Is the Problem With Us?

December 7, 2009

  Just when we thought that the Tiger Woods story played itself out, I heard another twist on the news this morning: Black women are mad at Tiger. However, their problem with him is not the alleged affairs. The ten (and counting) mistresses were the collective fuse that set off the fireworks. The problem goes […]

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