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…

The Wall Street Journal notes for Wednesday, August 29, 2018!

Bless God! It The Wall Street Journal notes for Wednesday, August 29, 2018! 1. Although home sales are down for the summer months, the cost of homes has remained stable and affordable. It’s a buyers marker with an over saturated market… especially with new Home developments. 2. Barnes & Nobles has some legal challenges. Their…

Insecure Season 3, Episode 3 Review

It was weird. Something didn’t click. My cousin said it was because the writer may have been a white male. I’m not sure. Episode 3 of season 3 made me realize that it wasn’t an hour long. Generally, I am wondering “how did they fit so much into so little time? Not all was negative….

3 Little Lessons

In this season of my life, God has demonstrated to me that I can be comfortable being uncomfortable. One of the things that stands in the way of our dreams is a fear of failure. I was so afraid of the unknown that I was willing to subject myself to treatment I didn’t deserve. When…