father, educator, poet, amateur philosopher, chess enthusiast, basketball junkie, connoisseur of fine hip hop, and purveyor of wit and wisdom

The Holidays

The NBA playoff brackets are set.  Out west, the #1 seed Golden State Warriors are facing the #8 seed New Orleans Pelicans.  The picture above shows my former high school … Continue reading

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What To Do When The Internet Fad Ends

Here’s a list of suggested activities for you to participate in as soon as this internet fad is over. I suspect that’ll be sometime soon. Go outside for fresh air…unless … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe, and Everything

Last week, a colleague and good friend, Daniel, and I were walking on campus toward the cafeteria. As we approached the building, he said, “You have a birthday coming up … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why I’m Proud of My Son for Crying Yesterday

Yesterday, my brother DeJon showed me an article from the Huffington Post about the Darrin Manning incident (this article HERE).  For those that don’t know, back in January, sixteen-year-old honors … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Snowboarding Trip to Snow Valley

This past Christmas, lil’ Dr. Brown asked to go snowboarding.  Actually, he asked for a snowboarding trip the previous Christmas as well.  So a few months ago, I promised him … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why My Son Drinks Cow’s Milk

I’ve been extremely busy in the past couple months, and one of the things that got lost in the busy-ness is maintaining my blog.  But a couple weeks ago, the … Continue reading

February 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great American Novella

It is now December 1, a bit after midnight.  Another November has come and gone, and with it, my dreams of being a successful Nanowrimo winner.  The goal of writing … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Soulquarian Quote of the Day

"There is no hip hop manual for growing old...The 22-year-old college grad who used to love the Roots in 1994 never left. He’s just 40 now and has a wife and kids and doesn’t feel like spending all night at a club."