When It Don’t Come Easy

Tuesday¬†May 26, 2015 I spoke about “going places and doing things” in one of my previous posts. It’s good to get out and about, in the world, your community, or your neighborhood. One thing that inevitably happens when you travel abroad – is that you hit a bit of a wall at some point inContinue reading “When It Don’t Come Easy”

Cultural Exchange vs. Cultural Appropriation

During the 2001-2002 school year, I was the President of the Student Senate (and Vice President of the Student Body) at North Carolina State University. I attended the Conference on Student Government Associations (COSGA) at Texas A&M University with a group of fellow student government leaders. One night was a thematic night where we wereContinue reading “Cultural Exchange vs. Cultural Appropriation”

Political Discourse The Right Way

Sometimes I come across a regular, common sense post on social media that is profound because of it’s simplicity. This is one such post – that is pasted below in its entirety – from one of my former students at the University of Louisville. Thank you Tyler (AKA Fish) – for schooling us on howContinue reading “Political Discourse The Right Way”

12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five

This post was inspired by a recent article in the Money & Careers section of US News & World Report found here: http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2012/08/08/12-things-killer-employees-do-before-noon. Here is my list of 12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five. I changed the time to 5, because come on – ain’t nobody got time for getting up early unless theyContinue reading “12 Things Killer Students Do Before Five”

Only Light Can Do That

As we move past yet another 9/11, I am reminded of the relevance of this quote in both my life and in my work. Much has changed since my last post. I have been blessed to have my family move up with me finally, we have found an amazing condo in Rogers Park in Chicago,Continue reading “Only Light Can Do That”