Author Archive for sswriter

Focus, Drive, Dedication: Accomplishment
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Focus, Drive, Dedication: Accomplishment

by: TRunner For a number of years I had taken up running every now and then, but never adopted a steady routine for the betterment of my own health. I purchased my Nike+ Sport Kit in 2006 with every intention of becoming serious about my cardio, but as luck, web surfing and Judge Judy episodes […]

All aboard?
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All aboard?

On August 19, 2011, Norfolk, VA will officially start operating it’s shiny, new light rail system. The line begins on Newtown Rd. and ends at Brambleton Ave. for a grand total of 5 miles. It doesn’t even have a stop for the Navy base- the area’s biggest employer. To my knowledge, city leaders never mentioned […]

Picture of an ocean
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Death of 103JAMZ DJ Law Saddens Fans

Lawrence Brown, the 103JAMZ programming director and one half of the hip-hop radio team the Boodah Brothers, died from a massive heart attack this week.

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Eat Cheap at Kincaid's

This week I had a culinary treat at Kincaid’s Fish, Chop and Steak House . It is on the 1st floor of MacArthur Center mall in downtown Norfolk, VA. It has a beautiful atmosphere and great service.

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Uranium Threat in VA

Be aware so that Uranium mining never starts in Virginia. Google Uranium and look for images. Shocking.

Vote May 4th
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Vote May 4th

Vote Tuesday, May 4 in Norfolk, VA.

The Beginning, Part 2
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The Beginning, Part 2

It started before 9th grade. Childhood was rough. Dad’s in the military and always gone. Some of that was rough to deal with. So, I’d get mad and start running. I’d run all the way to the neighborhood school and get tired. And realize I had to walk back. That was a bummer. So eventually, I just started writing my thoughts down. I’d go in the back and climb on the shed and just write back there. I entered in a contest at school and won 2nd or 3rd place. It blossomed from there. In college, I got on the spoken word circuit and they were saying things I was thinking. It became my fastest and greatest form of expression. I didn’t need any instruments. I didn’t always have a keyboard. Poetry became a savior for me.

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