Nipsey Hussle: Supreme Mathematics

“11 past 11, she told me make a wish” rapped by Nipsey on Slauson Boy 2 track entitled Thug Life. This lyric alone informs listeners that Ermias was aware of the superstitious nature of numbers. In this post, I will delve into numerology and highlight a few instances when numbers suggested deeper significance. LOS ANGELES…

10-9 Stories (Video)

Check out these stories. Pay attention to your life. There are signs all around. Walk in faith. The universe is waiting for you.    

Friday The 13th

Neither Coronavirus nor rain deterred me from venturing to the local Ethiopian eatery, Yordano’s, to have a healthy meal of injera, lentils, and salad. I even opted to have the trout with the veggie combo. Though my appearance hints at one of Ethiopian descent, my inability to carry a conversation in Amharic suggests otherwise. However,…

109: What’s It All About?

Here are several short videos about 109. I have found these numbers all over the world under peculiar circumstances. For instance, just hours after posting my 1090th photo to Instagram, I walked around the corner from the hotel where I was staying in Madrid, Spain, and happened upon this car (pictured below). It is my…

Europe 2018

I was reluctant to go to Europe. It seemed overrated. Everybody had already been there, but me. At least it seemed that way. My trip to Africa was more important which is the reason I traveled there before Europe. I made the trip and I did not miss a flight or regret staying at a…

A Poem: 109

My name is Larry. I was born on October 9th. October is the tenth month. When I see the numbers one, zero, and nine, (in that order) I think of my birthday. Sometimes I see one, zero, zero, and nine. I still see my birthday. The second zero is just a place holder. Sometimes I…

Best Coffee

When I was a university student I hated coffee with a passion. I sneered at the idea that I needed a “pick me up.” I actually thought that people who drank coffee were lazy and unhealthy. I even thought that I could operate at my optimal level without coffee. At that time, Starbucks was growing…

Paradocs Coffee on Fairfax

My notebook by Moleskin and Japanese Pilot Pen Go well with Taka’s coffee at his Paradocs Coffee Shop quaintly positioned on my favorite block in LA On this MLK Day I sat there reading an article about Samya Stumo Who sadly lost her life a little less than a year ago aboard Ethiopia Airlines flight…

“Plant Some Sh*t”

Los Angeles native, Ron Finley, is a man of his word. Finley said: “plant some shit” in an effort to inspire his community to cultivate plants, and that is what he continues to do. His repurposed swimming pool functions as a nursery today where his foliage thrives. Like the plants he grows that are vital…

The Bronze Titan

BUY 109 here: https://payhip.com/b/plIu   The Bronze Titan by Larry Wiggs Ahmad Maceo Eldridge Cleaver was Eldridge and Kathleen Cleaver’s only son For him there was only one book anybody needed, the Qu’ran But, he did share with me a book entitled Jesus He also suggested I read Panther Baby by Jamal Joseph I took…