I watched Brooklyn last weekend and it moved me. I kept thinking about all the folks who came before me to this country, and how many never saw their families again. I thought too of the migration of black folk from the south, who often had difficulty or were unable get back “home” (I highly… Read More Brooklyn
So if you’ve known me long enough to eat with me, you know that I have a thing about food. Or several things. I’ve thought about what to eat and why for many years now, more or less since I came back from living in Italy. The food culture there is strong, and it had… Read More Fuhrman FTW?
So I got a new car and am happily listening to my iPod once again when I drive. The new car is smart and lets me see track information and select my playlist or album right from the smart screen. It’s so smart, however, it won’t let you get too complicated while driving. While driving… Read More Sing You Home
I finally got a new cell phone. It’s a weird thing – I mean – it’s great, works just like it’s supposed to without interminable waits or needing to do regular re-starts – but it’s weird to be carrying around a brand spanking new phone. I was in a conversation with a random person and… Read More Justifications
I don’t own a TV, but that isn’t to say I don’t watch things. I watch streaming things, and sometimes I watch DVDs. I even still have some VHS tapes, but without a TV, they’re just taking up space. And lots of times I watch things like lots of people, to escape. … Read More Streeetch
I just realized I never told y’all how it turned out with the kiddo! The day before the flight, we got permission for him to come with me. We left at midnight, and M said he was going to stay up all night, but was out like a light before we even got off the… Read More Barbaria! (and more)
What I really want to do is bang out a great blog post, but I also need to go to bed so that I can be awake and functioning when the attorney gets here in the morning. Here is the short (ha!) version of what’s happening: 1. Arrange to take the kiddo on my… Read More Roller Coaster