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The Great Tamale Adventure
November 21, 2017

My mom and dad met on the streets of the South Bronx in the seventies, and raised us as best they could in the middle of the crack epidemic. My dad worked as a building janitor and my mom stayed home raising us kids. Neither of them ever went to school - but did the best they could to give us a chance at making something better for ourselves. Something they never really had a chance for themselves. To get away from it all my mom and dad...

On Sharing Many Sides
November 16, 2017

Over the last couple of days I have gotten some messages talking to me about what I share on social media and offering strategies to increase my social game by showing more of my photographic work on X platform.  It made me want to sit down and just write some thoughts on it. Think of it as a level-setting post on what i'm usually doing. I think of myself as an ever evolving ball of confusion, wrapped in a mess, tied together by a ball of ADD, in...

November 14, 2017

These last couple of months have had my dad popping into my dreams and memories.   ...Don't really know why...   This is one song that always makes me think of him.   ...Don't know why...   As much as I completely miss him - I totally wish I had a little bit of a respite from the thoughts...   ...Don't know why... ...Don't know...

Reconnecting In the Smokies
November 13, 2017

Getting back to the studio after spending a week out in the Smokies speaking at a workshop.  I have to say, getting out there could not have come at a better time for me. I went to school way upstate in New York at a very early age. Being out in the Adirondacks for this pivotal part of my life really gave me a taste of where my soul could really be happy.  My head constantly feels like hundreds of televisions playing channels with poor reception...