My late great grandmother, Grandma Maude, stood over 6 feet tall. She was a strong woman and spent a lot of her early life picking cotton on plantations in the delta, between Mississippi and Arkansas. Unfortunately, I don’t know much else of her story, but I will learn it. My great grandmother Maude raised anContinue reading “This Is My Story, but it Ain’t About Me (Part 1)”
Life is Short vs. Life is Long. Which is it for you?
A photo-journal from my time living and working with coffee farmers in East Africa
Once upon a time, I heard that we look at the stars and we feel a deep existential curiosity about who we are because we humans are, at least to some degree, made up of actual stardust.
Last year I was gifted a badass leather copy of Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography. I thought it was a cool book for the shelf, but Frankly (ha), I wasn’t that excited to read it. I assumed whatever ‘ole Ben had to say back in 1750 was probably not-so-relevant to my life in 2019. Fast forward sixContinue reading “#2 – On Virtues & Benjamin Franklin”
I love meeting new people. Sometimes. Instead of asking someone we meet “what do you do?”, what if we start asking, “Who are you?”. Can you answer that question?