Tag Archives: love

What Were You Doing During the “Summer of Love”?

What were you doing fifty years ago?  If you are younger than 55, you either were not alive or have no real memories of the time.  But a significant number of my readers were alive and remember that summer.  As … Continue reading

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Why Charleston Did Not Become Ferguson (or Baltimore)

Over the last year or so, we have seen several incidents where unarmed black persons have been killed by white persons.  In several of them, this has resulted in widespread chaos, riots and violence.  The deranged white man who perpetrated … Continue reading

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Saying it with Words

This has been a rather busy week, with several special days in a row.  Tuesday was “Shrove Tuesday”, better known in the Louisiana-South Alabama area as “Mardi Gras” or Fat Tuesday.  (It was also Lincoln’s birthday and State of the Union address … Continue reading

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