A Redding Jewel

I enjoy listening to good music which is something I take after my Mom. She has the best taste in music! You name it: soul, disco, rhythm and blues and the like; I got a song that will stick with you for years to come or for life. When I'm writing, I like to play … Continue reading A Redding Jewel

Pam Grier

Warning: This is a lengthy post. Pam Grier is an African American actress who is widely known for her Blaxploitation films. Born to parents who were of African American, Hispanic, Chinese and Native American ancestry, Pam had a somewhat stable childhood. At the age of six, she was gang raped by two teenage boys when … Continue reading Pam Grier

The Sylvers

I recently saw a documentary on the African American group, The Sylvers, and I felt compelled to blog about them. For those of you who aren't familiar with them, keep reading and I'll tell you a little bit about them. You know I'm going to post one of my favorite songs by them. One of … Continue reading The Sylvers

Spilling My Feelings

I just wanted to say 'Thank You' again to all of my family, friends, readers and supporters. This has been a journey and what a journey it has been. I have some wonderful things in the works and if it wasn't for you, it wouldn't be possible. In a world where many people are afraid … Continue reading Spilling My Feelings

Don’t Be Afraid To Wait (Sometimes)

I was due to appear in a few literary magazines and articles not too long ago, but I decided to delay my feature. Why? Because the timing didn't feel right to me. It was a feeling deep down inside that I couldn't shake and I felt strongly that I needed to wait. Thankfully, the people … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid To Wait (Sometimes)