Secret to Immediate Success

In this microwave society of instant gratification, it seems people want success to happen quicker and quicker. Luckily, there is a secret to immediate success that everyone has access to. In fact, the secret lies within all of us at all times. We are never without it. The secret to success… is allowing yourself to…

Happy Birthday, Thelonius Monk

I discovered Thelonius Monk years ago through a book my Mom encouraged me to read. Very happy she urged me to read that book because it was within its pages where I discovered my love for jazz. I’ve mentioned Thelonius Monk in a previous blog stating, “Monk is one of my personal favorite jazz greats,…

Different field, same mentality

“Get that son of a bitch off the field right now” @donaldtrump Different field, same mentality. Praise them for their physical prowress, market them as bucks- strong and able bodied. They will be highly profitable so long as you punish them if they dare think for themselves. Make them believe they are nothing more than…

Kevin Hart Cheats

Recently, the story broke about Kevin Hart’s infidelities and it has a lot of people talking. Kevin, for years has referred to his now wife in glowing terms and famously calls her his “rib”. He has built a multi-million dollar brand, in part due to his clean image. How his extracurricular activities will affect this…

Her Shining Yellow Aura

Her Shining Yellow Aura 1 In the turbulent waters of an unpredictable ocean, there she found her strength. Becoming a goddess of the waves. Her spirit tested under the powerful rip current. She found herself hopeless and suffocated by the weight. It took her breath away. 2 I stepped away from her, this painting. I…

9/2/17

I didn’t want this day, September 2nd, to have any power over me. September 2nd was the day my Father was in a fatal car accident. On September 1, 2011, I prepared for the following day by going to an arts supply store with my niece. I had never bought paint supplies prior to that…