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On my 53rd birthday

On my 53rd birthday, I stood at a makeshift memorial of flowers and candles at the edge of the plaza outside my neighborhood library, thinking. Then I was interrupted. “Was it a n-gg-r?” the older man in the captain’s hat … Continue reading

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Reading between the lines of THE DONALD

As tonight is the long-awaited first presidential debate, I just wanted to post a little something for my American friends to let them know I’m thinking of them, including Mr. Trump himself. I really mean that. Believe me. Here are some well-meaning … Continue reading

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McDonald’s food for thought

I had lunch at McDonald’s today. I try not to do this very often, but as a child of the 1970s I find it hard to resist sometimes. I know it’s not healthy. It’s not even good food. But today … Continue reading

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