From March, 2014

Keith

Name: Keith Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota Age: 59 Age You First Fell in Love: I’ve fallen in love in more ways than one, but I married my real deal at 20. Love Is: When you do things [for that person] without thinking twice, you do things without hesitancy, it’s automatic. You do it all unconditionally. On…

The Beauty of Falling Out of Love.

Song: I Used to Love Him Artist: Lauryn Hill feat. Mary J. Blige Album: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Writer: Lauryn Hill Released: August 25, 1998 Do you remember the first time you knew you were in love? Head over heels, passionately, miserably in love? I do. I was driving down Wesley Chapel Road, leaving Decatur (It was a long ass way, he’s from the 20 side of things. Extra points to whomever recognizes that reference.) It was a Saturday afternoon and there was a light summer rain falling, with a rainbow in the corner of the sky. Upon seeing…

Sample Sunday: One Step Ahead

Song: One Step Ahead Artist: Aretha Franklin Writer: Eddie Snyder and Charles Singleton Released: Released as a single in 1965 Sampled By: Mos Def, Ms. Fat Booty, Black on Both Sides, 1998 Most of us have experienced the full cycle of a romantic relationship. You will meet a stranger; at the supermarket in aisle six, or while pumping gas or sometimes even at the God forsaken club, as described in Ms. Fat Booty. This stranger will have an inexplicable pull on you. Perhaps something superficial, Ass so fat that you can see it from the front or sometimes it is…

Spy Boy Honey

Name: Spy Boy Honey Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana Age: 48 Age You First Fell in Love: 37 Love Is: When I’m happy to see them and being in their company is enough. It is my first night in New Orleans after almost two years and I am happy to be there. My sister and I…