Charcoal.

Asphalt. Concrete. Cinder block. Metal. We were playing a high school basketball game on a campus that felt more like a prison. I didn’t want to be there. I kept looking over my shoulder and wondering who might shank any one of us if we scored against the home team. How did we end up […]

The Bright Side

I switched elementary schools at that critical point when state capitals were being taught. As a result, I don’t know them all by heart. I had a small music scholarship to a college in Indiana, but didn’t accept it. As a result, I ended up majoring in advertising…elsewhere. I’ve never had a good New Year’s […]