Monthly Archives: August 2017

Before I begin the blog, I would like to wish my beautiful and loving wife a very Happy Birthday. I am delighted I get to celebrate the start of her New Year and many more birthdays to come. A photo from our birthday outing celebrating Sheila’s big day in 2016. She was on the winning team of our first corn-hole tournament. I love the great outdoors. I love hiking, walking and especially… Read More

Photo is from a recent visit to the University of Abuja to talk with political science students about the work IRI is doing in Nigeria. Let me start with the most important issue of the day, it’s August 16…which means today I’m another year older and wiser! Yes, I am celebrating 38 years of life on this earth. Exactly at 2:09pm Central Standard Time (CST) I entered this crazy world and what… Read More