Black History Month 2022: Sidney Poitier

Quite an air this man had about him. A certain class, a particular panache, set him apart. First African-American actor to win the Oscar Award for Best Actor. So many acclaims, so many accolades, one of the last actors of the Golden Age. Sidney Poitier: “I do know I’m responsible not for what happens but …

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“Oh, What Do You Write?”…Hmm

What exactly do I write here? Good question, good question. Sometimes it feels like a public writing journal, jottings and random and drafty, not too polished, I know my intent overall is to share positive energy, on a good day actually inspire some, maybe a lot, To do good, help others, think differently, more inclusively, …

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Lyrics Primer: “Twelve Days of Christmas”

A little primer is all you need to sing this simple, classic Christmas carol…it took me having kids to learn and remember this song…FUN…! 12 Drummers… 11 Pipers… 10 Lords 9 Ladies… 8 Maids… 7 Swans… 6 Geese… 5 Gold Rings… 4 Calling Birds… 3 French Hens… 2 Turtle Doves… A Partridge in a pear …

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Strange Solace

Working in the warehouse today, standing in-between the looming racks of material,pallets up high, down low, also looses boxes neatly stacked. I'm between PL1 and PL2. Gray, rainy day outside, much needed rain for our drought-stricken state. The weather turned wet yesterday, and is expected to continue throughout today. Near the location I'm working in …

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Weekend Night Muse, Have Some Sense: The Riff Continues

Everything slows, anticipation no more, now here. Recollection, a muse from the not too different future follows, kids messing, heart beat slowing, weekend… “What is our true place in the world? All around it comes at us: what to see, hear, feel, the big three, there like it or not, want it out not, it’s …

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Lyrics Post: “Back to the Bay” by Daveed Diggs

Pretty well can't say enough good things about this dude, Daveed Diggs. Beyond his beats, his words, his Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson...I just pretty well love everything I've learned about him. He inspires, plain and simple. And he's a WARRIORS fan from Oakland, California. All the better, dig it, dig Diggs, Back to the Bay... …

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