Life in Forward Motion

(Originally Posted April 2016) Composing this post was particularly difficult as I’ve not been able to shed haunting thoughts of our mortality. Today marks one week since the ventilator was removed from my father, Billy Howard, Sr., when I watched via video chat...

As it is Written

In the process of visiting a mentor recently, I discovered him engaged in conversation with a gentleman who’s about the same age as he. The two of them were discussing aspects of how things used to be when they were young as compared to the way the world has...

Can’t Take the Sag…Really.

Throughout modern history there has always seemed to be an “invisible wall” serving as a distinct divide between generations. Never has there been an arena where that is more prevalent than the bobbin-laden battlefield of fashion. The youth of any given...

Everybody has One

Side Note: I’d like to, firstly, offer that Merriam-Webster defines the word opinion as: a belief, judgment, or way of thinking about something: what someone thinks about a particular thing. This is an important fact to keep in mind concerning the following...

Trust or Consequences

The constantly churning wheels of my mind shifted into overdrive last week when I came up on the tail end of a conversation between two would be friends. As the larger of the two guys walked away, I heard the other mumble under his breath, “I wouldn’t...