My Sister's Promotion Ceremony from Maj. to LTC

I helped her lay out and write up the program citing her 24 years of history in the United States Army. It was a great honor to be part of the ceremony and be a help to her all this week. This is what  it looked like: Sequence of Events ...

Never a Dull Moment

The call went out. I sat down with Kathy and this missive went to the producers of my beloved 'BAI: Greetings Producers, friends and colleagues,        Our Arts Director Emeritus Anthony Sloan, is visiting from from his current...

What Persons are Thinking

When i was in Nepal in the Spring of 2004 i suffered a very bad tooth pain and had to go to a local dentist. He said i needed a root canal. The pain was so much that i consented to it. When they looked at the tooth, the anomaly that is Anthony was...

We ain't through yet...Believe it!

The critical mass is almost upon us. The most interesting aspect of this going toward world-wide upheaval toward universal justice is the nature of its spread. City squares and college campuses are always at the fore; but when small towns get to...

Music Break for the Cause

As 10s of thousands of people mass at Union Square on their way to Foley Square -- close to the African Burial Grounds... It is just a stone's throw north east of City Hall in the lower end of Manhattan.... I'm on my way there now. It is 8:20pm,...

To Busy for Words

What a time(s) it is becoming.  I've been walking here and there; through hill and dale...Been super busy, but loving it.    So the powers-that-be think (PO-PO) S.WA.T. / Shock  / Storm Troopers can stop a movement, kill an...

News Flash

Looks like i under/over estimated the time it would take me to walk from 158th Street on the Upper West end of Manhattan to Wall Street on the Lower end of Manhattan, as i am writing this from the studios of WBAI at 3:19pm, after beginning my walk at...

On The Radio_WBAI style

It started with JaySmooth and his Underground RailRoad. Before the program i had decided i wasn't going to talk; mainly because i was scheduled to be a guest on Habte's program later in the evening, and plus i knew i would probably be interacting with...

So Much To Do

This weekend is a very busy one for me. Starting Friday night i expect to get a working draft from Creative Unity of the AudioDrama we will present on the 25th. At midday on Saturday i'll be meeting with my Theatre Company partner to further...

One Last thing on Politics

JB and me have far reaching and thoughtful conversation(s). He teaches at a Community College in St. Louis; after a long career in casino law. He was explaining to me, this past weekend, about how people are just glued to the spewing mill that is Fox...

Significant Bulletin

When we, JB and me, were driving over to my sister's place for the wonderful Saturday gathering of family and friends, he asked me if i wanted to be cremated when i die. It was a very significant question as it had been on my mind ever since i was...

'Steppin'

He was walking toward me, hailing me as i was walking down the road. He was dressed in black from head to toe, with a black do-rag on his head under the black hoodie he was wearing. He was tall and angular; the same body type i remember for my...

A Sketch

Here is something i came across at my sister's. I believe it was the first written assignment given as homework by Pepsi Charles (Peace and Blessings on her immortal soul), my English studies instructor at Livingston College (Blessings on its immortal...

A (little) Word on Prayer

As i entered the orifice in the Hampton Roads area...(We were going to a ZUMBA exercise session.) The words plainly painted on the overhang of the mezzanine wall read: "To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build...

Domesticated

After jumping in one of the four vehicles in the driveway; We motored around the Hampton Roads area of Virgina. The weather is wonderful, just like a couple of weeks ago in upstate New York; foliage changing, calm skies...altogether pleasant...

Visiting family

Everybody probably says the same thing i'm about to say, but i'll write it anyway. I have the best sister in the entire world. Of course, i've known her all her life...she's my baby sister. (Older brothers say...