Tailgating at the Redskins-Browns Game

I plead the fifth.  But from what I can remember, I had a blast at the Redskins game against the Browns. We tailgated.  El Jefe and his friends were tailgating.  I went out there with my homegirl Meghan, and again, I plead the fifth, but I had a really good time.  From what I remember. I More...

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Chevelle Caesar
By David Gaines On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Visit From My Very, Very, Very, Very, Very Good Friend Chevelle

My very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very good friend Chevelle Caesar was in town, first time I saw her since the first Obama inauguration. We met up in Pentagon City just after lunch. Some of More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

RIP Arthur Goins

I have absolutely no idea how to start this. I just found out tonight that my best friend from my days in Bremerhaven, Germany, has moved on to a better place. And I’m speechless, still in shock and More...

Zuleika - The Chocolate Bag
By David Gaines On Friday, February 15th, 2013

Check Out And Support My Homegirl Zuleika And Her EP — The Chocolate Bag

Zuleika, one of my people from back in my days at North Carolina A&T, has just put released “The Chocolate Bag” E.P. Check it out. Order it. Download it. Support a fellow Aggie! It’s More...

Doug and Najwa
By David Gaines On Monday, December 31st, 2012

New Year’s at Doug and Diella’s

For New Year’s the ladies and I went to family friends’ house. Here’s Doug playing with the little ones.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Photos From Vanetta’s Baby Shower

Photos from Vanetta’s baby shower, mostly of Najwa and her buddies.  More...

Najwa and Robert Knox
By David Gaines On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Najwa Meets Robert Knox As We Rendezvous After 8 Years

Years ago, back in Atlanta, while an assistant manager at RadioShack, we hired a new kid. Country kid from Paulding County which to me was the boonies to the boonies of Atlanta. I eventually moved to another location More...

By David Gaines On Friday, August 24th, 2012

Friendly (And Urgent) Reminder If You Haven’t Signed The Petition Yet

Apparently not all of my people have signed the petition. If you disagree — so be it. This is America. But after reading Lundy Khoy’s story and realizing how ridiculous it is to deport someone who has lived More...

Gabriel Sanchez
By David Gaines On Saturday, August 18th, 2012

R.I.P. Fellow OAHS Blackhawk Gabriel Sanchez

When we both lived in Bremerhaven, Germany, I can’t say that Gabriel Sanchez and I were the best of friends. Probably the opposite. But we were kids, we were [at least I was] influenced by peer pressure and More...

David Gaines and Lundy Khoy
By David Gaines On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Tell ICE: Stop the Deportation of Legal Permanent Resident (and My Good Friend) Lundy Khoy!

My friend Lundy Khoy and I at Cafe Asia back in 2008 One of the fringe benefits of being a recruiter, something you won’t find in the job description, is the number of great friendships that you develop. More...