On a day marked by celebrations regarding the independence of the United States, I wanted to take a moment to tell you about the beauty of this great country. The opportunities presented to me here are endlessly and I have grown to love and respect the people of a land that means so much to our world today. Continue reading “iBelieve in Me – What life in the USA has taught me”
On August 6th 1962, Jamaica became an independent nation. The hopes and aspirations of a generation began to see fruit, the nation marched under a new flag with the black, green, and gold demonstrating what it meant to be Jamaican.
I began writing this portion of my blog at 35 thousand feet as i journeyed towards my homeland. My excitement built with each passing minute as I thought about reuniting with my family after 8 months, and getting the opportunity to participate in Jamaica’s 50th anniversary celebrations. The event was even more meaningful because I decided to take a friend along with me. Continue reading “The Real Jamaica: Welcome to Jamrock”
Many of us spend our lives searching; we search for love, a reason for existence, and answers to deep questions about life and its meaning. On our journey we meet people along the way that assist in enriching our lives, and contribute significantly to the path we take going forward. In April of 2010 fate brought a stranger into my life randomly, and as time passed I learned that this stranger held the key to unlocking some of the hopes and dreams I hid for many years. Continue reading “Mexico: The Value of Friendship;The Adventure of a Lifetime”
CNN’s recent presentation of Black in America raised several issues confronting the African-American population. The documentary examined issues varying from single parent families, education, and interracial dating. The statics presented in the documentary did manage to detail some of the continued struggles faced by people of African decent in the United States. Continue reading “Black in America”