Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem by Daniel R. Day | Book Review

Dapper Dan is not just an icon in the Harlem community, but his life, as a metaphor for the community, reflects its hutzpah and resilience, his memories uncoiling to reveal a heyday long gone and hailing a new, replacement dawn in its wake.  Daniel R. Day shares his recollections in a new book entitled Dapper…

Eavesdrop Inspiration

… at Starbucks and there are three men across the table from me. I’m sitting at the “community table”, trying to write, to work on my made-up stories but their conversation is infinitely more interesting to me so now I am distracted. The two younger men are business partners, the older one is some type…

Tales From The Run – Goals Met and Celebrity Sightings

Today I reached my goal: 25 miles in a month might not seem like a lot to some of my marathoner and ultra-runner friends but when you’ve been slacking on running for a while, 25 miles is a great accomplishment. And I did it thanks to my MODRUN running streak. I set a goal and…

5 Validations

Sometimes, I wonder if I should write my thoughts down or, afterwards, whether I should share them with the world. Writing is cathartic for me,but will it be interesting enough for someone else to read? Is it relevant? Should I, or shouldn’t I? But then I post it and someone says to me that they loved it,…