Month: March 2016

Love, Loss, and What We Ate

Love, Loss, and What We Ate

You never know what people go through in their lives.  Everyone’s journey is so interesting and unique. We all endure trouble, heartbreak, disappointment and handle  these things differently.  Learning how people triumph is why I love reading memoirs. (more…)

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The Idea of Wellth

Wellth

Most of us want to work hard, achieve a level of success and build wealth.  At what cost though?  What is being wealthy worth if you don’t have a real life?  In this thought provoking book titled: Wellth: How I Learned to Build a Life Not a Resume the author, Jason Wachob explores the idea of wellness based on the following:  (more…)

Do You Talk Funny?

Do You Talk Funny

Generally, I do not have a fear of public speaking.  However, I do have moments of nervousness and uncertainty.  More so as an adult.  When I was younger, I was pretty fearless when it came to public speaking.  Now, especially in my professional life, I don’t always enjoy it.  This is for a couple of reasons: (more…)

Yes, Chef

Yes, Chef

I love reading memoirs, especially those of successful people.  The arena of success does not matter to me.  I just love reading about the hustle behind the come up.   I am familiar with Marcus Samuelsson and his accomplishments.  I know about his Harlem restaurant, Red Rooster.  I can think of the countless times I’ve seen him on the Food Network or read about him in a magazine.  This memoir takes you on a wonderful journey.   (more…)

March Book Club Selection

March 2016 Book Club

March is Women’s History Month.  To be specific, March 8th is International Women’s Day.  For this month’s 112 Book Club selection, I’m going to read Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay.  Here’s the intriguing description:  (more…)