Book Purchase Information

Pease and blessings everyone, You can now purchase my very first book of poetry from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and … More

How to Find the Answer: A Crayon, an Inquiry Board, and a Pre-Schooler’s Journey

  An inquiry board helps our son to formulate and formalize creating questions and seeking answers. It’s also become a … More

Finding Fela: Music is the Weapon (Movie Review)

  Fela Kuti is a musical marauder, hallowed hedonist, and political phoenix, living a life rife with controversy, contradictions, chaos, … More

Remembering Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou’s words inked paper with promise, grew their branches in our hearts blooming leaf/falling leaf/from our mouths. Recitation of … More

“A Girl and a Gun”: Facts, Fictions and Fascination with Firearms

“A Girl and a Gun” instigates a discomfiting albeit necessary conversation about firearms, illuminating the fantasies, frights and fascination associated … More

Making Memories Plate by Plate

Food is sacrament. Forkful by forkful, something old unfolds and something new begins to take its first breath. Food is … More

Inside Gideon’s Army

Recently I had the privilege of being asked to view and blog about several documentaries showcased at the 2013 Montclair … More

Predictions for Oscar Sunday by “keyfilmfan”

Guest Blogger “keyfilmfan” offers his predictions for this year’s 2013 Oscar nominations . . . First of all, I want … More

The Lone Crusaders of “Valhalla Rising” and “The Book of Eli”: Preternatural Archetypes and Iconic Rebels

  This won’t be a review of these two films evaluating their merits and detractions.  More so, this blogpost is … More