A Special Thanks to Some Special People For Donating to the National Kidney Foundation

I want to send out a big THANK YOU to those who made donations to the National Kidney Foundation and sponsored me for the 5k walk last weekend. It was DC’s largest turnout ever, starting with only 30 participants when it first started 8 years ago to over 800 participants this year. Those making donations were: My good friends representing More...

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By David Gaines On Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

I’m Paying For Doing It Without Protection

I’m guilty. I’ve been doing it without protection, and now I’m paying for it. Back in 2005 when my protection expired, I simply didn’t bother reinvesting in more protection. Who More...

By David Gaines On Friday, April 17th, 2009
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What I Wanted For My Birthday Way Back In The Day

Way, way, way back in the day, back when Prince released his first album, I knew exactly what I wanted as a gift — no matter the occasion. Christmas, my birthday, Groundhog Day, even if I was getting More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, March 28th, 2009

Are You Still Paying for Cocaine?

Are you seriously still paying for drugs? I’m not talking prescription medicines or a dime bag. The heavy stuff. Cocaine. Morphine. The stuff that’ll nosedive your future and warp your “brain’s More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

You Know You’re From “The Ville” If…

This list is from the new Facebook group for me and my Fayetteville people. I can’t say I did all these, nor do I get some of them, but I’m a Fayettevillain… You go to or went to Cross More...

By David Gaines On Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

You Done With That Toilet Paper Roll?

Whenever I’m not at my day job explaining to recent college graduates why they’re not going to make $55k on their first job — as if they don’t have TV to know we’re in an economic More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Starting the Year With C-Note, Chuck Brown & Five-0

A friend of mine asked a friend of hers what was go go. He didn’t know exactly, but being studious, he did do some research. [Research?] Well, whatever he did, his final answer was it’s like jazz on More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, December 30th, 2007
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Welcome to the Real World of Staffing Agencies

Ok, maybe this isn’t going to be humorous to everyone, especially if you’re one of my candidates, but my homeboy Daz sent me this email a while ago that almost gives a clear idea of what it More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 31st, 2005

My Next Decade Resolutions

As we all prepare for a new beginning in 2006, I’m making plans for 2016. I would call these my resolutions, but they’re more like travel plans. Where am I going? I’m headed straight into More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, June 11th, 2005

Yet Another One-Way Road Trip

And just like that, I’m on the road again. I guess there comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to reflect on where they are in the present and where they want to be in the future. My More...