Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend

Legacy…to make a lasting meaningful impact on people, spanning throughout several generations. To leave a legacy is one of the single most important experiences many of us dream about. Presidents talk about legacies, as do athletes, musicians, and celebrities. We should all make it our ambition to leave a lasting legacy for our children, family,Continue reading “Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend”

Pace Yourself When Running The Race

As I sat playing Sonic The Hedgehog late last night, my oldest daughter who is now 16 actually took a moment to watch. A break from being the cool teenager, the varsity cheerleader, and the bookworm. I’m delighted to see her spending time with me! As parents with teenagers know, those moments are few andContinue reading “Pace Yourself When Running The Race”

My 3 Year Blogaversary!

  Wow, it’s hard to believe that this month in January, 2020 I am celebrating my 3rd year blogging as Vintage Retroman! After waiting decades in fear, in January of 2017 I decided to take the plunge as a writer. I still remember setting up my website and having no clue what I was doing.Continue reading “My 3 Year Blogaversary!”

Memory Lane Moments Part 5- Capitalize On The Close Ties

It is so rare to find true friends. If you were born in the ’70s, 80’s, or 90’s, think back to how many friends you had growing up. Now link that to today. What type of correlation do you see? Truth be told, lifelong friends are a rare commodity. Our experience sends us through manyContinue reading “Memory Lane Moments Part 5- Capitalize On The Close Ties”

2020- The Disconnect of Being Too Connected by V.R.

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 slaveContinue reading “2020- The Disconnect of Being Too Connected by V.R.”

Testimony: How God Rescued Me From The Chains Of False Religion

I’ve heard the story time and time again. The year was 1985, I was 2 years old. My dad was the father of 8 children, a Vietnam war veteran, product of the early civil rights movement, and was bitter from the years of oppression he went through as a black man in the 1950’s, 60’s,Continue reading “Testimony: How God Rescued Me From The Chains Of False Religion”

The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.

Being thankful is so underrated these days. I think back to my childhood growing up. I was an 80’s baby, born in 1983 yet I can remember it like it was yesterday. Thanksgiving at my mother’s house was always a great time. The nostalgic smell of roasted turkey, ham, macaroni and cheese, fresh collard greens,Continue reading “The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.”

Withholding Heart, Spiritual Song By Vintage Retroman

Withholding heart, is the way that i fail You daily/ Withholding heart, even though i truly need You/ Withholding heart, i struggle in my imperfections/ Withholding heart, sometimes i do what i shouldn’t do/ (Bridge 1)- So take my heart, and completely make me over/ So take my heart (take my heart)…and make me brandContinue reading “Withholding Heart, Spiritual Song By Vintage Retroman”

My Morning Prayer- By Vintage Retroman

I thank You for waking me up this morning/ And sending me on my way/ I thank You for Your grace and mercy/ To be with me this day/ I thank you for loving me continuously/ And keeping me in Your heart/ It is because of You that I woke up this morning/ For GodContinue reading “My Morning Prayer- By Vintage Retroman”

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself, My Name Is….

A retro reset, a rebranding of sorts. I truly believe that mentally, i am stuck somewhere between the early 80’s and late 90’s! I have now been blogging for about 9 months and i am loving it! Despite struggles and hardships in my personal life, i view my blogging as a source of intellectual refuge.Continue reading “Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself, My Name Is….”