Tag: Random


My Genetic Genealogy Experience

About a year ago, a few members of my family and I decided to order kits from 23 and Me so we could learn increase our knowledge of our ancestors. I had been on Ancestry.com for a few years, but my family tree had reached an unfortunate dead end as a result of slavery. I figured that the autosomal, mitochondrial, and… Read more →


Another Shopping Mishap

Yesterday, I was doing some last-minute shopping for my fraternity’s national conference when I decided to attempt to buy a new suit.  I realized that it had been over four years since I had purchased my last one and I figured it was about time that I take my professional appearance more seriously–especially since my job requires me to go… Read more →


A Lesson From My Car

After a great day at church, I was driving a friend of the family home when something unexpected happened–my car started smoking.  I managed to get off the expressway pretty quickly and call some of my cousins who could drive our family friend the rest of the way to her apartment on the other side of the city while I… Read more →


Online Dating for Ministers?

Yesterday, I was checking out my personal Twitter feed when I noticed this tweet from a musician friend of mine. soo SOMETHING JUST FOLLOWED ME CALLED … http://t.co/DSg5BIgA lol u cant be serious these christians are tying to make a buck HEAR ME? lol — Jamaal Miller (@Jamaal_Miller) June 21, 2012 Like Jamaal, I was in disbelief that such a… Read more →


To Model or Not to Model: Part 2

Note: This is the second part of a 2-part series.  If you haven’t read part 1, click here. I was at the supermarket with my mother when I noticed a familiar phone number flashing on my cell phone’s screen.  It was my “nemesis” responding to my text.  Admittedly, I was surprised that he didn’t just text me back.  That’s what… Read more →