Out of Africa

Occasionally one encounters an individuals whose history is so different from one’s own, the telling of his life story renders our own to appear quite fortunate by comparison. Into our lives walks Henry, native son of the Sudan and now South Sudan, that country having gained independence in 2011. There was of course, prior to … More Out of Africa

COVID-19 America

When I recorded this piece a few days ago the butchers bill was only 8 times the number we lost on September 11, 2001. Today , a short while longer, it stands at 9 times that number. We get hopeful reports that the “curve is flattening” yet the more recent reports say the “curve is … More COVID-19 America

Upon the President

Don’t we want a warm feeling of respect to come over us when we refer to “The President”? A feeling of trust in his ability to do better than the common man? A sense he really does care about us ordinary people and we are in his thoughts in the midnight hour? We expect character … More Upon the President