Plucking Grey Hairs

This conversation started me thinking about a time, approximately a year ago, when I noticed the first single strand of grey hair prominently displaying itself in my beard. Now, I have always been the type of guy who laughed at, and poked fun at those guys who rush...

Exhausted but Happy

If anyone is thinking of starting their own business because you think it will give you more free time, then don’t do it. I think the fallacy that being your own boss allows you to enjoy endless hours of relaxation is, possibly, on e of the greatest myths of our...

To Be Needed

One of the young women I am teaching to play the Kora left a message for me last night on my phone. Sounding a little distraught, she explained that she had attempted to tune her Kora, which is an art in and of itself, and altered it to the point where she...