My last white girl friend

“What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.” –Wendell Phillips (American Orator) When I lived in Europe I had many girl friends all of whom were not women of color nor were they white. The notion of color never comes to the one’s mind in Europe. European women do…

THE LOUVRE MUSEUM in Paris

The Louvre Museum in Paris is the largest single building in the city; the Louvre is the oldest museum in Europe and it remains the largest museum in the world. It has 224 halls and it’s grand gallery is longer than three football fields. A word of warning for those visiting this grandest of all…

FRENCH 101 ( Lesson 2)

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” –Albert Einstein Before French class this morning I had a private thought when I spotted this joker drinking whiskey before the start of class. Regarde ca trou du cul! (Now look at this asshole!) (Trou du cul -Asshole.) Excuse…

PETER IS OUR ONLY WITNESS ( Fiction)

The best grand prize you will ever enjoy is family* Cook County Hospital Chicago, Il 10:00 P.M. Lord, I’m so tired of all this killin’ I am just plain worn out from the utter madness of so much senseless violence going around. Everywhere I turn there’s some poor soul done been killed…our children are not…

FRENCH 101 / Basic French

“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” –Albert Einstein My dear friend, BABYLON and I both study French, we are also both writers and some months ago we began to study together. I thought it would be fun to open our study program up to others…

THE GOOD SAMARITAN… Jesus talked about.

“Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.”–John 4:11 A certain man named Julio Diaz, a special man, this Julio Dias. Mr. Julio Dias is a professional social worker and one winter evening as he was making his way to his favorite eatery in the city of New York, a…