Recently in the news there were reports of people who had committed suicide and in their desperation took the lives of their children. I can’t imagine what the thought process must have been just before those acts were performed.  I am never critical of those who choose that path because I do understand that some… Read More


One of the things I really treasure is the relationship that exists between my sister, brother and I.  When we were very young, growing up in the Albany Houses (In Brooklyn, NY) I can remember that we were a close family. We did everything together. Although my parents knew people they did not allow a… Read More


Two years ago I started this web site, I Love Being a Dad. To tell the truth I created this with the idea of kick starting my tee shirt and card business. I had been selling custom made shirts and greeting cards to my coworkers for a few years. I felt that I had good… Read More


I can remember the attacks of 9/11/2001 as if it were yesterday.  I was at work when a coworker heard on her radio that a plane had hit one of the World Trade Center buildings. At first we all thought that this was a terrible accident. None of us were too surprised in that here… Read More


I will repeat what many others will say before this day is over.” I survived Hurricane Irene.”  Now that I have that out of the way, I’d like to talk about my experience during this being my first hurricane.… Read More


I am proud to say that I feel that I live in the greatest country in the world. Here, in the USA, we live in a free society where I can be whatever I want to be. I am a Black American male who grew up in the 1960”s. I am not saying that this… Read More


I was told many years ago that the only constant in life is change. This change could take two forms. There is physical change which involves things like putting on different clothes every day, moving from one place to another (this could include going to work or leaving one town for another) or it could… Read More


One of the most challenging things I find as a positive parent is the way I handle relationships.  Over the years, I work hard to develop good relationships. I always felt that “being cool” with people is the only way to be. I didn’t come up with this philosophy on my own. Ever since I… Read More