2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 580 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 10 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … Continue reading

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Date ‘n Game

Dear “The Way Things Are Supposed to Be”, Boy meets girl and girl meets boy and they live happily ever after with a dog, a cat, three and a half kids and a white picket fence. Or do they? What happens if boy makes it into his thirties without meeting girl and girl is in … Continue reading

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The Hip Hop Offspring of Love Jones NYC

Dear Hip-Hop, I remember the exact day when I first fell in love with you. Unlike Sanaa Lathan’s character in Brown Sugar it was not in a park listening to Dana Dane, Slick Rick or Dougie Fresh battle in the Bronx. Rather, I was on a road trip with my family and my father put … Continue reading

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Dear President Clinton, You are a symbolic figure who was publicly caught and publicly annihilated for what you did in private and the thing is that while the entire American public threw up their scarlet letters in disgust and quickly threw rocks while living in a glass house, you are not the only one who has some version of a … Continue reading

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Not the Righteous Rape

If it wasn’t for Date Rape He’d never get laid. Aaaahh… Sublime circa 1992. There I am at 12 years old rebelliously using my parents’ coffee table as a stage with three of my best friends, belting out the lyrics to Date Rape. To us there’s nothing more to that song than a catchy beat … Continue reading

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New York Dating Guide and Romantic Attractions

<p>What could be a better way to spice up your date than a trip to &ldquo;the city that never sleeps&rdquo;? Perhaps you&rsquo;ve just met someone from those ubiquitous online dating sites and are looking forward to a night (or day) chock full with excitement. New York, with its endless array of clubs, restaurants, concerts and … Continue reading

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527 Free Hugs at AIDS Walk NYC

Dear Free Hugs, A little over a year ago a friend of mine and I were discussing the Art of Giving a Hug with another friend of mine whom I’ll call Carter for the purpose of this blog. We were giving Carter a hard time because his hugs were pathetic. I mean the kind of … Continue reading

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Stranded on an Island with my iPod

Dear Apple, As I ran on the beach of Florida this past week I stopped for a moment to dip in the ocean and as I floated on my back further and further from the shore I started to dream and let my mind wander to what would it be like if I floated so … Continue reading

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Kel Spencer uses his Pens to Empower

Dear Loved Ones, It is an absolute honor to bring you this guest blogger as he is doing what nestles perfectly into my heart. Kel Spencer has found the perfect way to combine his passion, talent and excellence in the music industry with his commitment, love and generosity for young people by creating an After School … Continue reading

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