Reflections: Black Men Grieving

I’m not a doctor or a mental health professional. What makes me an expert in Black male grief today is only that I am a black man grieving. That’s all. Kobe Bryant’s death really shook me. I didn’t know him, never was a Lakers fan and don’t have a deep interest in the NBA. I…

New Episode: FOCUS Part I

Check out the newest episode of my podcast: Seasoned with Salt! APPLE: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/seasoned-with-salt/id1438061295 ANCHOR: https://anchor.fm/seasonedwithsalt SPOTIFY: https://open.spotify.com/episode/31g1sf9CnyTHiHCy0Bs0Jq?si=LO1LcNgkSf-By_oO30pA5g About Seasoned With Salt: Thoughts and reflections from a Jesus-centered, multihyphenate who loves football, politics, books and reading people! Twitter: @SWSthePodcast Instagram: @SWSPodcast Facebook: @SWSPodcast

Places: Bawk Chicken Sacramento

I went to Bawk… but I need to be very clear. I did not go there for the chicken. I am a part-time pescatarian. I went there for the experience and the macaroni and cheese. Unsure of what to expect, I asked the cashier what he would recommend that I order. He recommended the macaroni…

Places: The Citizen Hotel – Sacramento, CA

It wasn’t on purpose. I got in a car accident and totaled my car. After being released from the hospital, I realized that the keys for my home were locked in the totaled car, which was locked in a tow truck place that didn’t open until the following Monday. So, I stayed at the Citizen…

Books: Innosanto Nagara’s “A is for Activist

  At a baby shower I attended, the gift everyone wanted to learn more about was Innosanto Nagara’s “A is for Activist!” It’s a book about issues that should be important to all of us, no matter what our politics or religious perspectives. It’s a great way to teach our kids to LOVE early. You…

Lessons from Champions

On December 29, 2018, Clemson University Head football coach Dabo Swinney learned that his Tigers would meet Nick Saban’s Alabama Crimson Tide. This would be the 19th time these teams would meet and Clemson’s 5th chance to beat the tide. This would be no ordinary game for Swinney. He played and coached at Alabama. He…

The Wall Street Journal Notes for Thursday, September 27, 2018

It’s Thursday, September 27, 2018 and I’m viewing the world through the eyes of the Wall Street Journal. As always, I want to remind you that, JESUS IS THE LORD OF THE MARKETPLACE. Here we go! 1. General Motors’ Cadillac HQ moved from Detroit to New York four years ago and will be moving back…

Insecure: Season 3, Episode 5 — A review of sorts

The girls head to Coachella for episode #4 of Season three of Insecure! Before they go, Issa and Molly are both inundated with work. Very different kinds of work. Molly is rushing to complete a work project while Issa is doing Lyft runs and tucking her tenants away for the weekend! The girls have a…

Review: Insecure Season 3, Episode 4

The plot thickens. The things that makes Insecure a great show are the many opportunities for us to make connections between our own lives and the lives of the characters. We get to see the highs and lows of middle class living and the ways friends survive the world together. In episode 4, a few…