This is my tenth Father's Day. When my first one came around my son was about 6 weeks old. By then I was officially among the ranks of the sleep deprived and utterly confused. Since those days there has been a lot of living going on. Growing too (especially Dev who is now 9 feet [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:21:54-05:00June 16th, 2012|THINGS I WISH MY DAD TOLD/TAUGHT ME|1 Comment

Fatherdad’s Summer Round-up So Far…

When I'm not supporting public charter schools in the area of finance and accounting, building my non-profit (Black Dad Connection), publishing a book, designing a website, performing weddings, and just generally keeping busy as a father and husband I am, well, doing other things. For instance I read, play with toys, and generally don't sleep. [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:51:12-05:00July 31st, 2011|AAD ON BOOKS, RANDOM, REVIEWS|1 Comment


When I was a young man growing up in 90s Bed-Stuy Brooklyn there were certain things that I eventually grew accustomed to. There was the sound of gunshots in the night. Long hot summers where anything was possible, and violence was inevitable. Conversations that began with "Yo, did you hear about..." And being searched by [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:13:20-05:00October 24th, 2010|AAD ON RACE|4 Comments


This past weekend my wife was sick with some kind of 24 hour bug. I was glad to see her resting for a change, but not under the circumstances. I purchased the soup and juice needed to combat any sickness and plowed her with acetaminophen to keep the fever down. I am also a self [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:53:52-05:00September 3rd, 2009|LIFE, THE DEV|8 Comments


My name is Keith and I'm a Facebook holdout. For the last several months I've been leaning toward joining the club, but I can't seem to bring myself to do it. I can barely keep up with my blog, and the in-the-flesh friends I have, much less an online community. Plus Facebook seems like so [...]

By |2020-02-04T12:07:42-05:00January 17th, 2009|LIFE, RANDOM|12 Comments