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Liar’s Ball by Author–K.F. Johnson
Liar's Ball by Author--K.F. Johnson

Being somewhat of a writer myself; I’ve always been interested in what inspires writers to write. I wanted to speak with writers and other such creative people to find out what makes them do what they do, and as a result I started a YouTube Channel and titled the interviews I’ve done Creative-Corner. On this channel there will […]

Fishin’
Fishin'

  Yesterday I was reminded of the times when men would go out into the woods, fields, streams and elsewhere on a mission to bring home dinner.   During those times hunting large game such as deer, elk, moose, seals and whales guaranteed many days, and sometimes months of meat–depending on how the meat was preserved and stored. […]

Rain in L.A.
Rain in L.A.

The photo above was shot early this morning (2-27-14) after the rain storm of last night passed. It’s been quite some time since I’ve seen such threatening clouds over Los Angeles.  The tallest buildings of downtown were partially covered by the moving clouds. There has been no rain for California this year as the state […]

Austins’ Football Highlights
Austins' Football Highlights

Following is a link to Austins’ football highlights for his junior year in high School            Football highlights    

Happy New Year!!!
Happy New Year!!!

      January 1, 2014 As the sun sets there are only a few remaining hours and minutes left in 2013. A New Year is just ahead!  As we get ready for 2014, lets remember to give thanks for our families and close friends.  They are the people that make life worth living. Lets also […]

42 Years of Lasting Love!
42 Years of Lasting Love!

  Daniel and Nell McGaffie, married 42 years is one of the many couples in my upcoming book “Always & Forever, Love” African American Success Stories of Marriages 20+ Years Strong. A little over 20 years ago I was fortunate enough to stay with Daniel and Nell in  Accra, Ghana in West Africa where Daniel […]

OUTPATIENT SURGERY
OUTPATIENT SURGERY

Photo by FCorbin Below is a recently published poem by Matthew Johnson, better known as “The Pedestrian”.  Matthew wrote a piece for my book “Always & Forever, Love” Subtitled: Success Stories of Marriages 20+ Years Strong titled: “Picture taking”, it’s one of my favorite pieces. OUTPATIENT SURGERY  You distinctly recall leaving your feet firmly planted […]

Ace Antonio Hall–Author of Confessions of Sylva Slasher
Ace Antonio Hall--Author of Confessions of Sylva Slasher

 Ace Antonio Hall and Otis G. Sanders A few days ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Ace Antonio Hall, he’s the author of the new Zombie novel: “Confessions of Sylva Slasher”. We talked about a variety of subjects as it relates to self-publishing, traditional publishing, his inspiration for writing, marketing, social media, and book […]

Looking Back
Looking Back

Today is Sunday July 7th and it’s my second to last day in California, thus concluding my first week visit. And as a tribute to all the memories this visit has brought me, I’m going to review everything that’s happened from the beginning when I first arrived at LAX. I hadn’t been to the airport […]