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Quarterly Challenge: January – March 2023

Posted on: February 2nd, 2023

Focus: Prioritize, Enable, Be Accountable, and Adjust.  2023 will be a much more transformational year for me. I have stepped up with intensity to not only fulfill a new role on the City Council, but to be of better health (physical, mental, social, fiscal, and spiritual), to uplift my family and fraternity, to mentor more Read more…

Quarterly Challenge

Posted on: January 21st, 2022

A Deepening Desire

Posted on: December 5th, 2021

As I allow mystical melodies to slip from within, the warmth, complemented by the crisp winter wind speaks. With softness in her distinct voice, I clearly recall the last time she whispered to me. It was then, as I walked along the edge of a lightly iced creek. Today, there are radiant thoughts of triumphs Read more…

A Heartfelt Harvest – the poem

Posted on: October 26th, 2021

I allow the mystical melodies to slip from within – as the crisp winds arrive. Reflectively, I recall distant voices crying out, seeking comfort of a close friend.    Harvesting thoughts of brightness, fantasies, and intangibles one can win, I wondered,   while holding on high waves to funnel family fortunes of good tidings in. Read more…

Monthly Challenge for November

Posted on: October 26th, 2021

Theme: Understanding One’s Honor and Thanksgiving.  In the context of this theme, there should be an inward reflection as we acknowledge those who protect and defend the ideas of our country, those who facilitate the process for us to be able to enjoy our liberties and pursue our dreams, and for or individual discipline to Read more…

As Quietness Speaks, I Listen

Posted on: May 23rd, 2021

As the day nears its end, I shake off the demands of work and community service before entering my home where there is solace from the world of noise.  Like a shifting wind, I notice the curtains dance against the window, in sync with the ceiling fans. Instantly, I forget it all.    There’s a Read more…

Attainment: Your Race, Your Pace

Posted on: April 11th, 2021

With a craving for achievement, walk gracefully towards a defined greatness. Segments of the world will see your potential as you endlessly water the crops. As you progress along your race, I can imagine colorful images of triumph. You are the producer of the nation’s greatest hit. You scribe an empowering book of impeccable lines. Read more…

Old Man Joe

Posted on: March 13th, 2021

It was a little past 11:00; the sun is glowing bright and the temperature hovering near 68 degrees. Old man Joe dragged his humble heart, which appeared to be void of today’s burdens, along a musty trail behind his old farm.      Behind his farm was a creek that bordered an awakening forest that was Read more…

My Intoxicating Canvas

Posted on: February 13th, 2021

This creation is a flawless illusion of transcribed metaphors, those dipped in a platonic style of unknown happenings. It’s a creation that takes me to a pleasant place that I’ve never visited, Yet, it’s a homely place where I’ve traveled a time or two in my dreams. Neon signs flash outside my smeared window, I Read more…


Posted on: January 10th, 2021

Another year rolls in. Eagerly, we walk with great spirit – mentally. It’s a time of newness of ideas, goals, and approaches, all with measurable gains. There is no limitation because today, calculated endeavors are within range. We have an extra pep in our step because today, we’re winning. Times has its own story; it Read more…