Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Every now&then the need for a little 
R&R is right on time. 

Lady Tam convinces your boy 2 tag along for  
some outdoor activities. 
Camping was never my thing cause 
life is tough enough as it is...
lol (kidding!)

Cabin, canoes & burgers ended 
up being the coolest of times.

OneEar. from The Weddington Adventures. on Vimeo.

We all need 2 exhale with a cold 
one let the noise go & chill.

Nothing else matters for it's one 
ear & out the other.
Would I be interested in doing this again?
probably not.
I enjoy my wifi & cable a tad bit much...

We always seem 2 make something 
out of any experience no 
matter the place. 

Still brings a smile.

Peace!...with 2 fingers;)

Saturday, December 17, 2016


Growing up in the inner city of Chicago with gangs, 
violence & hopelessness, there wasn't much 2 look 
up 2 on the positive spectrum. 

Options were extremely limited while diligently 
searching for something truly impactful until one day 
getting my hands on a small paperback 
Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley 
at a local thrift store....
A thrift store. Really? (lol)...
things surely happens for a reason;)

This is when things began 2 open up with the ambition 2 read about history, culture & identity. Amazed at how such a book about a young man with a troubled past while facing the odds during the 1960's could make a massive impact. 

One thing that stood out about Malcolm was his motivation 2 teach self while incarcerated making him one of our prolific thinkers of that time.  

If he could achieve such a task, 
then what's my excuse?

From that point, life drastically changed knowing despite 
the condition in which lived, perseverance 
with a bold fearless approach would 
pay off 2 be so much more.

Knowing this, it become my duty 
& responsibility 2 ensure that his life is remembered with a greater appreciation. 

Hmmph...I wonder how would things be today
 if someone like him ever existed for he wasn't 
just any ordinary man....he was.. 


Peace!...with 2 fingers;)