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Are You Prepared?

A wise man once said to me that, “Success is the result of preparation meeting opportunity!”

What are you doing in order to prepare yourself for when the right opportunity presents itself to you? 7 more words


What I Wanted To Say, But Was Too Afraid To

Do you remember that time that we had a fight? Cause I do. I remember it like it was yesterday.

But I also remember when we found made-up.  216 more words


How Did I Get So Old So Darned Fast?

Today I turned 62 years old. I think that qualifies me as older than dirt. I know it qualifies me as a senior citizen. What I want to know is how it happened so darned fast. 839 more words


You Want Me? Guess Again: An Aspersion's Question To The Outside World

I get the feeling people love me, or hate me. Some people can’t stand my presence, which doesn’t bother me much because i probably can’t stand theirs, and then there are people that i just can’t seem to get rid of. 642 more words

Creative Writing

Proximity - Mine

Whenever you are in any form of doubt, just remember…
They were here due to proximity.

We were world’s apart…

And still, there was an “Us”.


BLACK LOVE: Many folks Talk about it, Blog about it, Post FB pictures ( President Obama and First Lady Michelle mostly) about it, BUT what does it REALLY Mean? ..... HE grabs your hand tightly as you cross the street headed to the 7:30 A.M. Service and seats you in the pew behind the friendly, devout, notafraidtositclosetoeachother,  80 year old couple and you both share a knowing look as you ponder... will that…could that…pray that it will be US in another 20 years. … He posts your picture on ALL his Social Media sites after you crack the glass ceiling at your job proclaiming your success to the www. … He buys you a month’s worth of Meat and secretly stores it in the recesses of the freezer even though you are trying to become a Vegetarian; he knows you will be craving a steak,chop or burger soon.... He knows your affinity for Capt D’s, Feather & Fin, Popeyes, Bojangles, Mickey Ds, Cookout, and other purveyors of grease-soaked foods and keeps a collection of newpaper coupons handy in your glove compartment. … He plugs himself into the 50″ Sanyo every Sunday and travels to Fanatic Football Land but not before fixing you a mound  of pancakes, bacon and homefries. … He lets you eat the first half of Chunky Monkey/Butter Pecan from the carton while bingewatching House of cards and doesn’t complain about the uneaten (slightly wet) chocoate chips/nuts you leave in the carton. … He  expertly and flawlessly sings your favorite Temptations song at Karaoke nite while the entire bar makes a collective sigh. …He is short on cash, but “acquires” some New tires from Questionable sources for your aging vehicle … He fries your favorite fish, runs you an epsom salt-lavender scented bath, puts your 80s mixtape in the player, chills a bottle of Red Stripe, and leaves the house so you can have some Me Time. …He gets your carefully worded voicemail and goes to Kay jeweler to purchase the sapphire ring and pendant set YOU selected earlier for your birthday/anniversary/mothers day/ Christmas/Valentines day… …He responds to your BLACKPEOPEMEET post with “Hello Beautiful” even before he meets you for the first time, and after the first meeting, greets your phone calls with the same quiet,sincere, straight from the heart greeting. … He avoids commenting when you load the shopping cart with jalapeno cheetos, famous amos, triple buttered microwave popcorn, chunky monkey, frozen jalapeno poppers, and an assortment of other waist expanding goodies... TO Be Continued… Don’t forget to leave your comments..And as always Thanks for Reading My Words! (sorry for the long paragraph, having computer issues)


Things I Want Him to Know, Wherever He Is

I gave God the pen to write my love story… I know God has made someone special for me and I trust that He will bring him to me at the right time.  310 more words