Town Bizness Oakland – The City & Pride & Purpose “Wakanda Forever” sounds good. But, where I’m from–Town Bizness is what the Eastside of…Read More
I have traveled through many nations, including this trip into France, that had colonized the world. And not once had I felt–Black. Or at least the sensation of how traveling while Black in America has conditioned me to feel. Black people, are constantly navigating that.Read More
A week of romping through euro countries, many that are geographically or populously smaller than states at home. Trains, planes, and the unwise decision to rent an automobile.Read More
This was in May of 2020. The world was only about less than four months into the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even for a family of four with just enough space in our home and a reasonably sized backyard…Read More
At 48, my pallet has evolved from my younger days when the only crushed grapes my friends and I knew were the top-of-the-line wine Carlos Rossi and a motel that would leave the light on. Much has changed with me and Napa as well. Growing up near one of the worlds premier viticulture regions in the world, the epicenter of wine country seemed a world away from my East Bay home in Richmond, California.Read More
Much like baseball, I move station to station. I have to be aware of the pitch-by-pitch situational changes. The analytics of a Wrigley Field encounter and then exploring greater Black Chicago…Read More
It was April 2017, and unfortunately, the Cubs season opener was – as usual – a road game. I’ve attended games at two of the four oldest stadiums that are still in play.Read More