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Why Syria?
December 1, 2016
Anyone with a television, smartphone or computer has heard about the horrible civil war in Syria and the resulting refugee crisis. Several times my children have asked questions about the surrounding issues and I have come to realize I know next to nothing about this country. Although I have often stated an opinion on current […]
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My Daughter And The Piercing Culture
June 3, 2016
My daughter has pierced ears. I don’t have a problem with that. I have pierced ears. I think a lovely set of earrings is a flattering accessory for women to wear. However, my daughter is of the “piercing culture” generation. She would like to go beyond that. My initial knee-jerk reaction is to exclaim, “Of […]
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History Of Harlem
May 11, 2016
I was watching Bill Clinton give a speech the other day and remembered how, when he was President, he played the saxophone on television and also declared that he considered himself the “first black President of the United States”. Later, when he left office, he located his office in the neighborhood of Harlem in New […]