from type A to type F(L)…..

February 15th….it’s always a unique and bittersweet day. It’s my half birthday (yes, I still recognize it at age 52 1/2), but it’s also a day of mourning, as it’s the day one of my closest friends passed away. This year my half-birthday had more significant meaning, as I have decided that on February 15,Continue reading “from type A to type F(L)…..”

8 things for which i’m thankful.

1. My favorite 80’s sitcoms on Rewind TV. 2. Patience and perseverance. 3. My friends in Chicago and Milwaukee, who have shown me the true meaning of kindness and understanding. 4. The Apollo Theater on 125th Street in beautiful Harlem, USA. 5. Clinton Tuckerman. 6. The return of the USFL. 7. The music of SamContinue reading “8 things for which i’m thankful.”

black friday has become black november.

The older I get, the more the holidays have become a blur. What used to be my favorite time of the year is now nothing more than a watered-down marketing and sales push, and it tends to bring out the worst in people. I grew up believing that the holiday season started the moment thatContinue reading “black friday has become black november.”

8 things for which i’m thankful.

1. My new friends in Milwaukee….there’s a different type of politeness in the Midwest that I wish we had here on the East Coast. 2. Newfound courage. 3. Improved communication. 4. Lactose-free mint chocolate chip ice cream. 5. Finding my voice musically, emotionally and spiritually. 6. Laying on the couch while watching TV with TheContinue reading “8 things for which i’m thankful.”

what can a miracle do?

Thank you Will, Luther, Don, Randy and Mike. I watched an incredible movie last night. The movie was “The Last Full Measure”, based on the true story of Air Force Sgt. William Pitsenbarger, an Air Force paratrooper who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. In April of 1966, he chose to be dropped from hisContinue reading “what can a miracle do?”