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Going Back to That Place

I thought that writing my first manuscript, Intimate Recovery was overwhelming at times, especially because the introduction took me back to the final days of the last time out, in the streets.  Now, that filming has almost wrapped on the Film Short, “Intimate Recovery,” (trailer below), I have been compelled to explain my process, to get into […]

Detroit’s DJ Joey A

It’s really easy to respond to national trend and what popular culture deems as the only form of entertainment, that supposedly matters.  The more I live on this planet, Earth, the more I despise popular culture and social expectations.  I don’t mind the rare realness that resonates from those that have a national / international […]

Current Psychology

Sometimes we only think the world is as large as that one person that interests us, at that time.  Then they are gone and whatever memories are still housed in the mind are working intensely to be set on fire, along with any pictures and keepsakes.  One day a memory comes, from a familiar time, […]

December Depression

Have you ever taken a shower and felt the water did nothing more than soak in the dirt?  I have done everything, from staying in longer, to taking showers on the repeat.  I can barely hold my head up, to this depression, I concede.  May the water melt me down, let that drain, take me […]

The Kristy Ann Brand

There is a reason I made her the face of my #SoCrucialMD brand.  Claudia Verela helped my brand immensely in the beginning, 10 years ago but I all but destroyed myself, along with my brand through substance abuse.  Along came a woman, enter fellow model, Kristy Ann, that would not only become later one of my best of […]

Art & Soul of Oakland County

I received the other day, a wonderful email from my photographer friend, John Carlson.  In that email, he told me that he was apart of a crucial event, the First Annual Portrait Exhibit Partnering with Orchard’s Childrens Services.  Orchards Children Services aid in helping children of all ages find families to call there own. Unfortunately, […]

Canines Teach Humanity 101

Over the past 10 years I have re-enrolled in courses that dogs teach.  Those courses are in the humanities.  I am a firm believer, that if a person would like to be a better human, learn from a dog, as they will teach a person how to be humane. Below, Opie is anxious to start […]