Straight to the Top – DPW Part 4

After the last email, Robenia either quit her job or went into the Witness Protection Program because I never did hear from her again. However, I am not only competitive but do not give up that easily. So I accepted the challenge and after a little research found the email of Rudolph Chow, the Director ofContinue reading “Straight to the Top – DPW Part 4”

Department of Public Works – Part 1

This is the first in a series of email correspondence with the City of Baltimore Department of Public Works. The snarky emails have become a favorite among family and friends. The first email was sent  out of complete frustration, to a contact that I received from our local community representative, after making monthly phone calls for overContinue reading “Department of Public Works – Part 1”

Commencement Address to the Class of 2020

Some of you may have the chance to walk across stage, collect your diploma and pose for a photo. Maybe even say goodbye to your teachers and friends. Many of you may not be afforded this opportunity. In either case, this is for all of you. “If we open a quarrel between past and present,Continue reading “Commencement Address to the Class of 2020”

Letter to a 2020 Cooperstown Player

Dear 12 year old, You just received the news that you won’t be going to Cooperstown. It hurts, it is disappointing, but I promise it does not define the baseball player you are or are destined to be. You see, unfortunately, life isn’t fair. Life isn’t fair when you are 12, and life isn’t goingContinue reading “Letter to a 2020 Cooperstown Player”