I have a (blank) friend


If you want to quickly change the temperature of a room. Change the topic to race. Especially if  there people of different races in the room. On Social Media someone recently posted something that said:  Blacks aren’t currently slaves and Whites aren’t slave owners.  My take: He was saying its history, get over it. TheContinue reading “I have a (blank) friend”

Sexual Saturdays: Your cell phone just may be ruining your love life


Look at this picture, are you in here.  All of these glowing people are interacting, but not with each other. It’s a phenomenon, people who can’t seem to function without their cell phones.   You’ve seen them in restaurants, clubs, or simply walking down the street looking directly at the phones  and to avoid head on collisions, the worldContinue reading “Sexual Saturdays: Your cell phone just may be ruining your love life”

5 Ways to Be a Better Listener


It’s the simplest relationship booster on the planet. Be a better listener, be a better boyfriend. Bernard Ferrari, the dean of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey School of Business, mentions five pillars in his book Power Listening. He may have been writing for the board room, but I think the tips work just as well inContinue reading “5 Ways to Be a Better Listener”

My Facebook angst


The social network site kicks up so much anxiety and embarrassment for me. But that doesn’t mean I want to quit it A few days ago, my friend Elizabeth posted an item to Facebook. I wanted to comment but held back, though not exactly because I had plenty of work to do. Instead I sentContinue reading “My Facebook angst”