Meet Me In The Meadow

The Silver Lake Meadow area is prone to winds, making it a *perfrect* place to fly a kite.

It’s Easter Sunday in Los Angeles. After my music duties at St. Eugene Church near Inglewood, I met up with my parents and brothers for brunch at Home in Silver Lake afterward. My mom wanted […]

Celebrating MLK Day In Leimert Park

The Compton HS Marching Band marches down Vernon Ave at the end of the Kingdom Day Parade.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Everyone can be great, because anyone can serve.”  Many people nationwide commemorated his birthday holiday by spending some time doing service to their community.

Of course, I spend several […]

New Year, New Friends, New Beginnings

New Year's Brunch 2011, courtesy of David Weidman

It’s been exactly a year since this blog began and as with every new year, there’s a feeling of optimism and hope in the air.

So far, 2011 has gone off to a great start. I rang in the New Year at the Down and […]

Salvadorans Celebrate Independence in East Hollywood

Today, as is tradition in East Hollywood on the Sunday before Labor Day, the DEFISAL (Desdile de Independencia Salvadoreno), or El Salvadoran Independence Day parade, rolled by. It celebrates El Salvador’s independence from Spain in 1851 (Mid-September appears to be the perfect time of year for Spanish colonies to revolt, isn’t it?).The nearly two-mile-long […]

Hello, world!

Welcome to my blog– No, too plain. Greetings, ladies and gentlemen– Nah, too formal. Hi everybodeee!!!- Um, let’s just get to business.

Today is January 1, 2010, Happy New Year and Happy New Decade. As you can see, starting a blog was one of my resolutions, so here we are. Instead of the long […]