An Open Letter to my Neighbors

Dear Neighbor, Our nation is weary of the racism, bigotry, and hate that prevailed in this election. Though we must accept the results of this historic election and move forward to creating a stronger more prosperous society. We must overcome these obstacles with nothing but love, faith, and perseverance. Looking beyond the rhetoric of the…

My apologies.

As a white man in this society it is time for me to come clean. Frankly, I want to apologize to the oppressed for the intolerable acts that white privilege has done since the dawn of time. We’ve progressed to a place where major civil rights issues are being simply swept under the rug in…

Just Believe

When you wake up in the morning and slam your hand on the alarm silencing for just 10 more minutes. Then you do it again, and again, and again. Truly hoping that work was canceled. Why is that? Is it because its before your thrive time? Or is it because your job doesn’t support your…

The Spark of Detroit

Deep down within the souls of each us is a spark that controls our desire to create a future that brings us joy and success. It is up to us to make those difficult decisions that will propel into places we could have never imagined. For the last three years I have been living in…

Be Your Own Valentine

So many people wallow in their sorrow when that sacred day rolls around each February. How could you let a revenue based holiday determine your happiness? Well let me correct myself first. Valentine’s Day has some deep religious roots but we as a society have turned it into a revenue generating rose and chocolate festival….

Resolution of 2016

Earlier this week I posted on Facebook celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the flip phone. Even paired it with a witty Adele reference, naturally. Then when a friend commented on my photo informing me that 1996 was 20 years ago I nearly fell to the ground wondering where time had gone. What do I have to show…

Resolution Recap

We are on the cusp of yet another year of New Year’s resolutions where we over promise and under deliver. Let’s take a look at the goals I made for 2015 and I’ll break down how I did, honestly. 1. Run a 10K by September. I got a FitBit and am focusing on getting 10K steps per…

They See Me Trollin’

It is just a known fact of the internet that there are trolls. They are gremlin humans that sit among us that thrive on putting negative things out into the world. I often wonder what they do for a living and how they make their money. Is there a internet troll network out there that…

Papi Where You At?

Now it is no question that I have really created a Papi monster here. I have convinced some at work to refer to me as such, Siri now only calls me Papi but spells it like the flower and even JLO confessed her love for me by writing a song called “I luh ya papi.”…

QOTW #4

Another #QOTW coming at you! Time to inspire each other and #LetItGo!