Celebrating Great Writers

I attended the Legacy Awards Ceremony for the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation, a wonderful literary education organization committed to the development, dissemination and preservation of literature, with a focus on the contributions of African American writers. Given my obsession with books, I was overjoyed to be in the midst of an entire room dedicated […]


Off the Shelf: What I’m Reading

The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason This is a slim, yet impactful guide book on personal financial management. Although the ideas are simple, they are powerful instructions for laying the foundation for wealth. Published in 1926, this book of parables has spawned many successive personal finance guides that seek to simplify and […]


Business Lessons from Walking 45 Miles in Portugal

I had a wonderful trip to Portugal – enjoying the Portuguese coast on yet another Camino de Santiago adventure.  After walking a total of 45 miles over three days, I was surprisingly well-rested and refreshed (discounting the jetlag) upon returning home.  It goes to show you what a few days of singular focus can do […]