Five months ago today, I celebrated my birthday with my youngest son in Big Bear, where he saw snowfall for the first time. I knew the next day I would begin thirty-two days of radiation treatments to kill cancer cells left behind after my surgery last year. Fatigue and weakness, side effects of radiation therapy,…… Continue reading Perfection Is Overrated
How I’m Dealing With Prostate Cancer: A WriterPoet’s Journey
State of Mind One thing I’m not going to do is dive deep on the seriousness of the situation. The word “cancer” alone conjures darkness. The love and concern of friends and family remind me of the depth, but my journey has been one of mindful awareness of and respect for the brevity of life.…… Continue reading How I’m Dealing With Prostate Cancer: A WriterPoet’s Journey
15 A Wednesday on the Green Line
I told Evan that if he becomes a daddy, he has to take his kids on the Metro.
I know the power of words can cause uplifting or dreadful changes in a person.
Burning Down The House
Obviously, George Floyd’s televised lynching is a tipping point. We cannot have another outcome like the Rodney King trial. The whole world is watching.
How I Shot Tupac
In 1992, Tupac was another brotha in the game coming up and shining his light. Who knew what he would become in the span of his short career and beyond?
Photography has always been my other love, even before writing came into the picture.
NatGeo’s The Race Issue
It’s been used to define and separate people for millennia. But the concept of race is not grounded in genetics.
New Look, New Book!!!
I am officially announcing the release of my first book “Rebelation: A Memoir with Photos” in March of 2018.
I guess I shouldn’t feel bad.