My 100th Blogpost

My 100th Blogpost

I have some exciting news to share. Last week, after a little over two years I posted my 100th blogpost! This milestone is worth celebrating since it is a testament to how far I have come as a blogger and more importantly as a writer. When I first launched my author...
Willful Blindness and Authenticity

Willful Blindness and Authenticity

As a writer I have learned to observe people and study their behavior very closely. In so doing I have been training myself to pick up on the subtle traits and idiosyncracies of people’s unique personalities. I then use these insights as to help me to develop...
Berlin Revisited

Berlin Revisited

This week’s blogpost comes from Berlin, my favorite city in Europe, where I’ve spent the past four days unwinding by meeting friends and soaking up the artistic sights and sounds of the city. This short holiday was much needed to rekindle the embers of my...
Odyssey in the Land of a Thousand Hills

Odyssey in the Land of a Thousand Hills

This week I am in Rwanda, land of a thousand hills, on another gruelling but fun business trip to Africa. It is a fascinating and immensely beautiful country with a dark past due to the genocide (which killed over 1 million Tutsis) in the 1990s. In spite of this,...
Homegoing: Finding a light in the darkness

Homegoing: Finding a light in the darkness

This week I want to share a deeply emotional and spiritual experience I had during my visit to Ghana on a business trip. While in Cape Coast, I went to the Elmina Slave Castle, the oldest and largest slave trading post in Ghana. Built originally by the Portuguese in...
My Kenyan Safari

My Kenyan Safari

Habari yako? (That’s Kiswahili for How are you?) I am sorry for the long hiatus from this blog. For the past two weeks I have been away on a business trip to Kenya and unfortunately had very little time to dedicate to blogging. It was an intense period with many...

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