My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 15-“On the Radio” When it comes to in-car music, my daughter and nephew have no idea how great they have it. They have let it be known-as individuals and in concert-they are not particularly fond of my music choices when I am their source of transportation. I’ve heard many-a-gripes about my “annoying 90’s music.” Do I care?... Continue Reading →

My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 13-“What You Tryna Do” I attended Dad 2.0, a conference for writers, bloggers, influencers, and media personalities who are fathers, in Washington DC in February. It was a surreal experience to introduce myself to people I’d known for years but never met in person. I felt validated as several dads told me they enjoyed my work and introduce... Continue Reading →

My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 11-“Palmolive” “Palmolive” by Freddie Gibbs featuring Killer Mike and Pusha T puts me into a zone. It’s easy to get caught up in the perfect vibe as the emcees to wax poetic about their past pursuits to make money over super producer Madlib’s sampled-soundbed, “Cry of a Dreamer” by the Sylvers. The lyrics sound like... Continue Reading →

My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 10-“Play No Games” I’m certain as of on August 29, 2012, I wrote many aspects of my life into existence. Two days after Single Dadventure went live, I was in Washington DC, and life became a romantic comedy that has kept my close friends very entertained by shenanigans. As I churned out insights about love and life... Continue Reading →

My Summer Rewind: An Ode to Self-Care 2-“Keep it Real” There is an almost 3,000-word essay, lodged in a folder on an external hard drive. Hell, the hard drive said essay resides is attached to this very computer. But this is an exercise, so it’s too early in the process to feel lazy and share from the archives to meet an intense quota I... Continue Reading →

The Saddest Part

I was once told by a friend that when it comes to emotions I am a robot.  She would often joke about it because I tend to not put on display how I really feel.  I've always been that way.  I tend to internalize my thoughts and feelings and all that is seen to the... Continue Reading →

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