Our youth’s signs of danger are in front of us if we open our eyes to their cries for guidance.
—When I was a young man, my father and I would go fishing. He often used the term “bank beaters” to reference the small fish that would hover around the fishing piers searching for food.Those little bank beaters did not realize that what appeared to be a free banquet would be their demise in the…
How one man lives life fully with his death sentence
What do you say to someone who thinks that you are invincible and that you will be there to provide for and to take care of them?
Is “Black Panther” revealing black hearts or confusion about real Black history?
—Mired in “man-tears” (you wipe them away quickly, so no one will notice), I paint this canvas revealing truths of those gladiators friends I revere, respect, embrace, and mourn.I label these friends, “gladiators” because, as athletes, we were expected to adopt this “archaic” analogy and we were to psychologically adapt to the concept of being…
Sportsmanship and Compassion? Please Pardon My Cynicism
—RSVP for CTE Football CallsBrain damage is a neurological disorder of the brain which has been given the name: (CTE) Chronic traumatic encephalopathy. It is a serious, debilitating, and family-destroying disease.There are no beautification processes or fragrance that will improve the putrid stench of (CTE). Some sports officials and marketing teams attempt to deny or…
Guaranteed mega contracts or myth?
How do you see your mom differently now compared to when you where a younger man?
How are men programmed to be disposable in pursuit of societal traps?
RSVP for Weekly Calls on The Disposability of Men—The sound of someone having a chronic traumatic brain injury is scary and sobering. Imagine being the person who could have been a significant contributor to this debilitating, life-threatening physical ailment.What if you were that guy your teammates and opponents were reluctant to physically challenge because of…
Does man begin to understand the consequences in motion?
Damn the torpedoes and full steam ahead.
How would you react if you received heart-breaking news while celebrating major achievements?
Consider the magnitude of these FALSE hopes and dreams.