I didn't start Thoughts From Vinton Ave to write about my social life. This is more of a space where I can relate personal insights. But when those two things intersect, a blog post happens. Perhaps it's best that I point out two things about myself for people who don't know me. One is that … Continue reading Digitally Deleted in DC
Apparently, my homeless friend is in the process of getting a place to live. The place he found is near the college he wants to start taking classes at. The amazing thing is that it took someone (me) to simply say to him that his situation is unacceptable - for him. For six months, he … Continue reading My friend, homeless no more…?
On Facebook today I noticed a person I'm connected to mention that he's still got the post Holiday blues and was wondering aloud how he could defeat them. I answered that he might find some success by volunteering his time with an organization help the needy, especially children. I need to look to do this … Continue reading A though (for myself) at the beginning of the year
I'm digging this sudden upsurge of traffic I'm getting on my about.me page. I have no idea how or why it's happening but apparently it is. About.me is a pretty cool idea. It allows people to create one page personal profile sites that (at least should) feature a large photograph along with a bio and … Continue reading About.me is “in” for 2014…and thanks Leigh Anne!!
What started out as a pretty lousy workout ended up being a pretty intense one. I added a few exercises to make up for the ones that I had poor form. Namely, flat dumbbell chest press and incline chest press. I'm going to have to create an actual program for myself with concentration on different … Continue reading Lousy to intense workout
In life, there's certain things that can, for good reasons or for bad, can inspire one to make stark changes in one's life. Such as a few little events that took place on my birthday a couple of months back. Examining one's life is essential to self-improvement and that's what I've done and have been … Continue reading Hitting the gym and making some changes.