I think everyone knows music, in general, has seen better days. There are always the innovative artists that keep things fresh and interesting, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Beyonce, Nas, Elvis (timeless), anything Motown (again, timeless), but there has been a serious lack of other inspiring, amazing music. Things that make me feel like I’m back in Brooklyn, on a block party as a kid and feeling life! Then I heard “Rihanna’s Gun” by Cris Cab. The island feel brings back summers in Brooklyn! It is the definition of timeless. Cab has got enough musical talent for a lifetime. So, let’s make sure we get him to a point where he can keep making music for us, well, for a lifetime. Please enjoy “Rihanna’s Gun”. What do you think? Do you find it as amazing as I do? And remember, bring those roses to the gun fight!
It is so weird what apple juice can do to you. The smell and taste of it transport me back to 1st grade in Public School 177 in Brooklyn. The cafeteria is buzzing with children, there’s a gymnasium in the next hall. And all of a sudden, I feel safe again. Do you have memories like this, what causes them?
I was out talking a stroll this afternoon and decided to have a slice of pizza at this little Mexican restaurant. I found my place in the sun and enjoyed it as best as I could. It was lovely. What is your favorite place to eat?
I am trying to find meaning in my life. I am trying to be happy. This web page is a product of that. There is so much to see in the world, that I am trying to push hurt and anxiety away from myself to leave room for the hopefulness of those things. What makes you happy? What unburdens you and de-stresses your life?
This has been one of the most trying times of my life. I go in and out of losing the will to move on, to carry forward. But last night I had a dream that I wanted to live in these brand new apartments that were just built in Coney Island. No such apartments were built, but in my dream they were floor to ceiling windows and you had a view of the ocean and beach below and that feeling of the beach and summer was so prevalent in the dream, it reminded me of happiness. I am hoping that reminder becomes reality. Please share your stories with me and maybe we can help one another. What are you going through? How do you deal with it?
The state of our union will always be strong! – President Barack Obama
President Obama last night delivered his 3rd State of the Union address. I cannot help but he kind of excited by it. I feel that he did a good job of making us feel united and that America can achieve again. I know that it is election year and this is what he is supposed to do, but I really was called to action, so to speak, by the speech. Someone believes in me, the President of the United States, nonetheless! America needs me to help make the country great again! And America needs you! What are you trying to accomplish on a personal level that will look great to others countries when they know an American did it?
Regarding other notes, Gabrielle Giffords is a survivor, a hero and regardless of her political beliefs, she has become an American to look up to.
Michelle Obama looked like pure class as always. For those who aren’t American reading this and don’t understand, we love our First Lady.
What did you think about the State Of The Union Address? Did anything in particular stand out for you?
Sometimes things seem hopeless. There seems to be no way to make it in the world in this day and age. The celebrity culture turns people over at an alarming rate. How can we make it in a world that is now spinning faster than ever and with an attention span shorter than ever? I am trying to figure this out as I go too. I am hoping to break the vicious cycle. Remember to stay at your dreams and believe in yourself. The universe will conspire to help you. The possibility of what you want in life will help you get through the days until you actually achieve it.
I know that I may be getting a little bit ahead of myself here, but we’ve already officially been in winter for over a month now. It’s about 55 degrees today! And it feels oddly like a Spring Day. I even hear some birds singing as I write this! I just can’t wait. Can you? What’s your favorite Spring Thing?
What makes you smile and happy inside like you are a kid again? I’ll tell you mine if you tell me yours!
Today is National Peanut Butter Day! Who knew? A truly American holiday! Nothing can make me happy like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Do you like them as much as I do? What is your favorite? Creamy or crunchy?