A story of unselfishness named Momma

“she couldn’t turn back …”

The timeless nature of music & my search for Brazilica

When I was a kid there was an album that my Father would always play on the record player that I resigned myself to being lost to the ages, I wasn’t any older than 4 years old, so it is safe to say that I hadn’t mastered the art of connecting a name to aContinue reading “The timeless nature of music & my search for Brazilica”

A kick in pants from God with my cousin used as the vessel – A short story

Sometimes I fear that this book has a life of its own. At other times I have the sneaking suspicion that it would be content to remain nebulous and untold. But, this is a request that I am unable to honor. I was awakened from a light sleep that was brought about from my frustrationContinue reading “A kick in pants from God with my cousin used as the vessel – A short story”

Mandates should never go out of style – A gift from my Dad

Nowadays it seems that madness is the norm, rather than the exception. My  Grandmother had a saying that she relayed to my Dad when he was a child and in turn he relayed it to me and my siblings. “It starts at home and spreads abroad.” This was often the opening to one of hisContinue reading “Mandates should never go out of style – A gift from my Dad”

Momma: Reflections from your son on your Birthday.

As a grown man, I can look back with clarity on years that have elapsed and for the life of me, I am at a loss as to what thought process was running through my head as a child. Many people reflect back on their respective childhoods with recollections of the difficulties that they burdenedContinue reading “Momma: Reflections from your son on your Birthday.”