AFRAID in the USA


I don’t have a clear memory of images on TV of police attacking young black children with dogs and fire hoses to prevent them from marching. When I was a child, the news was something grown folks watched. Television for me was Captain Satellite, The Flintstones, I love Lucy and Bugs Bunny. I clearly rememberContinue reading “AFRAID in the USA”

916 Lyft Uber Tales # 2 “Dude I’m over here”


I wont out the driver, but he was hi and I was stupid.  One most days I can summoned a ride in one to two minutes which works for me cuz I’m always running late. I run down the stairs and I see the Chevy passing my building.  He drives two blocks and makes aContinue reading “916 Lyft Uber Tales # 2 “Dude I’m over here””

916 Lyft Uber Tales #1 (Life is like a car of chocolates) You never know what your gonna GET!!!!


This is my first chapter and Id like to start by giving you a little background.  My car was totaled in an accident last spring.   I live in downtown Sacramento and thought I would try taking uber, lyft and public transit. I am a complete GIANT.  I stand 6.4 weight 370 pounds and have feetContinue reading “916 Lyft Uber Tales #1 (Life is like a car of chocolates) You never know what your gonna GET!!!!”

Somewhere in West Sacramento


Uber and Lyft have decimated the Taxi industry especially in here in Sacramento. Their large presence as resulted in increased traffic in most cities. At Sacramento International Uber and Lyft was responsible for major backups at the Terminal. As a result they relocated Uber and Lyft pickup locations at the Airport. Taxi’s are Still SuperiorContinue reading “Somewhere in West Sacramento”

Hotel Confidential: The app is slow


3:09A-He’s tall thin, 6.4 or 6.5 wearing shorts and flip flops.   The doors are locked.  “Hi can I help you, the front desk agents asked?  I’m here to see someone, said flip flops.  What is the guest name?  I don’t know, says flip flops.  I’m not sure I can help you if your don’t knowContinue reading “Hotel Confidential: The app is slow”

The Man from North Highlands


Likes Donald Trump’s forcefulness. Its about time, they respect the United States. Everyone before Trump pushed us around, including our allies. The economy is good, and he’s bringing China to their knees. They have taken advantage of us for too long! He thinks the women on the Women’s Soccer Team, should think for themselves andContinue reading “The Man from North Highlands”

Zero to 17


Stretch ouch step, step ouch pull, step ouch my back, Step ok pull.How have I’ve done it over the years. I weighed more then, as ran through airports all over the world. Atlanta’s Hartfield, Denver International.  Charles de Gaulle in Paris. With my necessaries under my arm. PC’s, tablets, phones, meds, toiletries, books and aContinue reading “Zero to 17”

Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena


I was within a few feet of Sacramento’s former City Manager John Shirley, when he announced the Sleep Train could not compete with the new arena. Something about a non-competing clause. Sealing the fate of the 30 year old complex. Arco, (now Sleep Train) opened in 1988 its cost a mere 40 million (below averageContinue reading “Do not Tear down Sleep Train Arena”