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Prepping for My TEDx Talk

“You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.” – John Ford   Over the past few weeks, I have been spending time getting my brain caught up to reality – I am giving a TEDx…


Why I Bought Nike Stock

“You do things when the opportunities come along. I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve had a bundle of ideas come along, and I’ve had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I’ll do something. If…


Beese Eats: Calabash

“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.” – Ruth Reichl Estimated time to read: 6 minutes During my first conversation with the team at Calabash in Alexandria, Virginia, I thought it was a…


Beese Eats: KITH and KIN

     A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe. – Thomas Keller Estimated time to read: 4 minutes Last weekend, I had such an amazing time celebrating my 10-year Deltaversary (read 10-year Delta anniversary)…


Beese Eats: Maty’s African Cuisine

You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food. – Kurt Vonnegut     A couple of weeks ago I was in Detroit, Michigan…