Throughout my life there have been times where danger lurked in unexpected area’s and I had to push the pause button to refocus on the things that are most important to me. To my readers, I apologize about my short hiatus. I have been so busy, trying to work hard at my day job and even harder on my blog. The stress of work, parenthood, … Continue reading Back From The Present- My Wake Up Call
I was born and raised in the great state of North Carolina, USA. Being a black child in the southeastern section of the United States, or as we simply call it “The South”, I was exposed to many different experiences in my youth. I remember growing up in the 1980’s in my hometown of Winston-Salem. My family would ride down the streets and smell the … Continue reading Memory Lane Moments Part 4- Coming From Where I’m From, The Beauty In The Struggle
Get your playstation 4 or Xbox One! Click Here! I’m about to level up! The term has many meanings in this life. I believe in next level thinking. Always looking ahead. Only reflecting back but never going backwards. Pressing forward, but never forget where you started and where you came from. I believe that the above song by the rap group Social Club Misfits may … Continue reading Inside The Mind Of The Gamer, Time To “Level Up”
Truth and realization of the world around us are something we all experience at some point in our lives. How many times as adults have we come to the conclusion that our perception’s are not reality? Our worldview is shaped by many different influences. It may be our parents, other family members, teachers, church members, or a number of other outside influences that affect the … Continue reading The Lightbulb Moment. Music And Video By Andy Mineo Entitled, “Now I Know”. An Official V.R. Review.
Beyond the horizon, in my mind I am headed to Horizons park. The name has echoed through my head enough the past 72 hours. Beyond the horizon I can see it. One of my favorite places to visit growing up. My family of 10 would fill up dad’s old white station wagon and leave our home in east Winston-Salem and take the short drive over … Continue reading Beyond The Horizon- The Beauty Of The “Staycation”
Upon enjoying my vacation in beautiful Emerald Hill/ I felt refreshed laid back feet up sipping on coconut milk/ This is a much needed break for the fastest thing alive/ Sonic the Hedgehog is my name, into the mellow I dive/ Which is the song I sing as I backstroke in the Aquatic Mine/ A zone in Sonic Adventure 2 where I like to swim … Continue reading A Vintage Retroman’s Plea From The “Green Hill Zone” Part 2, “The Search for V.R.”
What if I told you that there actually is a such thing as a time machine? Would you my reader believe me, or would you think I am going crazy? Would you want to know more, or just write off what I am saying because it seems far fetched? My friends, I submit to you that time machines are real! I know they are, because … Continue reading Memory Lane Moments Part 3- A Different Take On Time Travel
How good are you at naming these cartoon characters from the 1990’s? Take the quiz below today and see! (A big shout out to my follower and blogging buddy @LilyPierce for the terrific idea!😊) Answers are at the very bottom of the page. Some questions have multiple characters, so you get partial credit based on how many you answer correctly in correlation to the number … Continue reading Fun V.R. RetroQuiz 5- 90’s Cartoon Characters!!
May 1st, 1983 a king was born. As I look back reflecting on the events of my life the past 35 years on my birthday, I cannot help but feel grateful for the people and experiences I have encountered for my own personal growth. Many of you know that my dad passed away in March this year, and it left me searching for answers in … Continue reading Mayday Mayday! It’s going down!
Sometimes I just wish for a day that we all could go back. I am talking a time machine and warp back to the past, even if only for a day. As I stare at the small 3.5 x 5′ screen I can’t help but wonder, have I became a zombie, a servant, a slave to the rectangle device we call a smart phone? I … Continue reading The Disconnect Of Being Too Connected