Deep in the New Hampshire woods, though not too deep because it's a quick turn off Highway 16, there's a small cottage with a handful of comfortable and functional rooms, one of which includes a wooden bookcase filled with books visitors leave behind. On this bookshelf a couple of summers back, I discovered a 1950 first edition of "Maine Doings" by Robert P. Tristram Coffin. The name meant nothing to me, but I have a soft spot for old books and appreciated that Coffin also sk
February brings out all manner of stories and history related to the African-American experience. But as my friend, Anthony, put it the other day, "I'm black every month of the year." He's right. It's always a good time to discuss. I've been thinking back to influential people in my life, recalling those who have helped lead me where I stand today. And it so happens a person on my mind is Dr. Jacquelyn Jackson, the most imposing college professor of my life - a strong educato
THE FIRST BLOG POST. Sounds dramatic and daunting, like I should say something PROFOUND and POWERFUL. Well, maybe next time. In this area, you'll find a journal of topics that interest me, as time allows between my sons' youth sports events, family trips, things I enjoy doing with my wife, and additional offline activities. Several people have asked for my website address the past couple of years, so I thought it would be good to create one. And here it is! Catch you later.