The Hungry Kid

Good morning and happy hump day boys and girls. I hope that you enjoy your day to the fullest, and that you don’t take your meals for granted. I remember that when I was a kid, and didn’t want to eat what my mother cooked, she reminded me, that there were children going hungry in other countries. As a matter of fact, for the past few months, I’ve found myself saying the same thing to others.

As for me? Yesterday on my way home from the salt mines, while waiting on the train station platform, out of all the people there, a 13 to 14 years old kid approached me, and asked me for a dollar to buy something to eat. I didn’t think twice, before reaching into my pocket and giving him my last two dollars. He said thank you and walked away. The kid had his hair cut, was clean and had a backpack, as a matter of fact, he looked like a school kid. He didn’t look like a street kid or a drug addict.

As he walked away, the only thing that I hoped was, that whatever it is, that is going on in his life, he gets through it. I wished that I could have given him more money, but that was all that I had on me. Even as I wrote this post, I couldn’t stop thinking about him.

With that said, I’m Audi 5000 y’all!

I Cherish Our Family Time

OK my homies and homettes, last night I had a ton of fun celebrating my 50th birthday with my better half, our daughter and our son at a restaurant. To be honest with you, because life is always so hectic here in New York City, I love going out for dinner and spending time with my family. I know, that for many reasons, a lot of families around the city, don’t get to do it very often or even at all. That’s why I enjoy and cherish our family moments for the rest of my life.