Posts tagged "Ernest Shepard"

How Much is too Much to Pay For Sex

How much is too much to pay for sex? No, I am not referring to prostitution. I am referring to the amount of money people are willing to pay in order to become someone’s object of affection. A few weeks ago I overheard a gentleman complain about putting $600 in his girlfriend’s hands (an investment... Read more »

The Law Saved George Zimmerman, Costing Trayvon Martin His Life

With a clear understanding of his rights as a citizen, George Zimmerman took advantage of a situation Trayvon Martin was not aware of. I know several Trayvon Martins. They are my children; my nephews, nieces and others. At one point in time I was Trayvon Martin. I was full of youth and innocence, with just... Read more »

Insecurities (Part One)

Insecurities (Part One)
Insecurities ruin relationships faster than the weather in Chicago can drop from 80 degrees to a balmy 45 degrees. We are trapped in a world where text messages, Facebook statuses and Instagram photos place our insecurities on an all-time spike. Those options along with several others are turning people into insecure individuals at an alarming... Read more »
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Fixing a Failed Marriage or Relationship

Fixing a failed marriage or relationship takes plenty of work. It requires time and patience from both parties involved. In the beginning what most people felt can last forever, ends up a part of their lives that they wish they would have never gone through. Or at least that’s what they would say. Fixing a... Read more »

Having a Dream

Having a dream in your life is difficult for adults. Our parents or those that raised us never told us that most of our dreams and ambitions are developed during our preteen and teen-aged years. They never suggested how having dreams would be a life chore. As teenagers, we are taught several skills. If we... Read more »

Are Friendships and Companions, Undervalued?

Friendships are one of the many elements that can carry a person through a rough time. We need friends. This is despite what a grumbling person will suggest to you. Along with friends, companionships are important. Companionships derive from friendships. Some of us immediately rush to the assumption that a companionship is a romantic partnership.... Read more »
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Facebook, We Have a Problem

Facebook, I have a bone to pick with you! You have allowed people who are not good in social settings be mistreated by jerks who sit behind the scenes of their cell phones, desktops, laptops, iPads and tablets. The yellow-bellied chickens, some of you are reading this right now; somehow get a heart faster than the cowardly... Read more »

Louder Than A Bomb Finals

If you love poetry or if you are interested in what the youth of Chicago are up to, Young Chicago Authors will host the Louder Than A Bomb team finals tonight. The event takes place at the Cadillac Palace, 151 West Randolph from 6-9pm. Expect a variety of poets and poetry lovers on hand for... Read more »

Louder Than A Bomb 2013 Festival

Louder Than A Bomb 2013 Festival
Louder Than A Bomb 2013 is in the final rounds. Hello poetry lovers, I am talking to you! I want to take the time out to highlight a group of people who are doing great things in the Chicago-land area and abroad. They are known as the Louder Than A Bomb. Louder Than A Bomb... Read more »
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Valentine's Day Dating Ideas

Looking for a place to go out on a date for Valentine’s Day, I will be glad to offer my assistance. Sometimes a relationship needs a shot in the arm, or the heart for that matter. Do you want to step up and be the one who gives the loved one a jolt in the... Read more »