An April Fool, No Joke

By at 1 April, 2009, 2:18 pm

Today is supposed to be Wordless Wednesday, but I have no pictures to post and it has been sometime since my last blog entry — so I’m saying my piece. Thank you to all that have inquired about the whereabouts of the folks that makes up the collective of Urban Observation. We’ve all been on […]


Dreaming in Conception

By at 5 September, 2008, 12:00 am

Dreaming in Conception The fullness of my belly pooching out in its gentle roundness will someday be the host to almond eyes and a bud mouth, skin like tobacco, smelling of sweaty charcoal drenched in honey. Or maybe wild hair and smilingly mysterious eyes, aquiline nose and A smile that will teach Con Ed a […]


A Man…

By at 3 November, 2007, 10:00 am

Should accept responsibility for his actions-Should set the example for those around him being a positive influence-Should never raise his hands to hurt a woman-Should cry when he feels the need to and know that crying doesn’t make you weak-Should do whatever he can to provide for himself and his family-Should never allow ego to […]


Lost Ones

By at 30 July, 2007, 10:00 am

So while writing a friend of mine, trying to explain why he shouldn’t move out of the “hood” and the merits of staying and making it a home, I had to put myself in his shoes – someone trying to be upwardly mobile, even borderline bougie would obviously believe that the ‘burbs are the promise […]


One Dollar, One Dollar: How to ‘Pimp Your Kids’

By at 8 April, 2007, 9:00 am

Maybe I’m showing my age, but I remember the days when there were little old men and women selling chocolate bars and gum out of little carry -on cases as they moved from subway car to subway car. Ah, those were the days, if you got lucky, you could get your sugar fix, buy batteries […]


Michael Jackson throws diva tantrums in London

By at 20 March, 2007, 11:00 am

NEW YORK: Pop star Michael Jackson has created a fuss at a posh London hotel since he checked in there incognito by registering as a woman. quoted London Evening Standard as saying: “Jackson would certainly give J Lo (Jennifer Lopez) a good run for her money on the diva stakes by bringing a team […]


Attack on NYC 101 Year Old Woman caught on Tape

By at 14 March, 2007, 5:56 pm

If you have been living under a rock then you aren’t aware of the dude that has been going around robbing old ladies in the vestibule of their buildings. I want to commend this dude on being a disgrace to all of society. Its one thing to go after someone your own age, size, and […]