Janice stole my look


There is something about a bright shiny look.  Sequins, silk, lame. Worn properly its fantastic, improperly in tube top or casually applied to clothing is often beyond scary. I was always a big boi.  I was big baby, I came into the world weighing 137 pounds 4 ounces with size 10 feet.  My mother  screamedContinue reading “Janice stole my look”

Sea of Change


Someone said: Trees that bend with the wind often grow to be strong trees, while fixed ridged trees often break in strong winds. Between 1940 and 1945 America was in two wars. There was a widespread shortage of white male workers. Women entered the workforce in unprecedented numbers. However their pay was less than halfContinue reading “Sea of Change”

Fresh Not Frozen: “Paradise Gone”


Eighty seven miles northeast of Sacramento is the City of Paradise. Last night around 6:45 pm “The Camp Fire” Jump a line and destroyed this eighteen square mile city, population 27,000. As of 4am today more than 35,000 people have been evacuated in the area as the fire has not been contained. Six people haveContinue reading “Fresh Not Frozen: “Paradise Gone””

Bleak and Scary “J” Street


A few days ago, I picked up a few friends from Boston and drove them from Airport to their downtown hotel. . This was their first visit to Sacramento.   From the airport, I was peppered with questions about my city.  They were in town to attend a workshop and worried about having options in theContinue reading “Bleak and Scary “J” Street”

4 minutes left for Sac’s Pie Thrower


Photo:ocregister via Google ill-con·ceived adjective  1.not carefully planned or considered. 2.”ill-conceived schemes” Examples:  1. Donald Trump Candidacy/Debate Performance 2. A reality show starring Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna 3. Sean Thompson hitting Mayor Kevin Johnson with a Safeway Pie ________________________________ Sean Thompson, Sacramento’s Activist Coconut Creme pie thrower made an apperance at Tuesday’s Council meetingContinue reading “4 minutes left for Sac’s Pie Thrower”

A small Sacramento Delta town that was once like Mayberry. Today its more like Twin Peaks


  The lonely bridge into town: Isleton’s population has dropped more than 70 percent since its heyday in the 1960s, according to the city’s chamber of commerce president _________________________________________________________________ 39 miles southwest of Sacramento lies Isleton,Ca.   Its located in the beautiful Sacramento Delta. The current population of the town in less than 850.  AtContinue reading “A small Sacramento Delta town that was once like Mayberry. Today its more like Twin Peaks”

SOMEBODY! tell a joke….


Come on America its dark out there.  Social Media is like a tomb.  Individuals dredging up two and three year old videos of police brutalizing citizens. Thursday night, I shared my  life as a black man.   By Friday, I was overwhelmed by the news and sadness and anger  I needed break for one day,Continue reading “SOMEBODY! tell a joke….”

AM I Next? Will I die this weekend?


All the lights in my car are operational. My registration will be current this afternoon.  Easily accessible copies of my vehicle registration will be placed in white envelopes throughout my car.  My wallet with my identification will be in the cup holder of my car. I plan to  visit a commercial property a friend recentlyContinue reading “AM I Next? Will I die this weekend?”