Category Archives: Terrorism

Où somme-nous? Where are we? Bilingual Pre-election thoughts

Je suis assis derrière la maison, sur la terrasse, et j’entends des mots de musique qui me troublent. On parle du drapeau américain et malheureusement c’est de la musique choisie par le voisin, trop forte, afin d’embêter les autres. Je … Continue reading

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Dreary Sunday after a tragic week

There are times when one wishes that the media were not so omnipresent in our lives. The bad news you get from here and there coupled with political things pertaining to the upcoming elections, it is overwhelming, but even more … Continue reading

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Sweltering, Day 2

We ‘battened down the hatches,’ as they say, as the weather became a bit crazy on Wednesday evening. The promised storm was on the way, or so they said. Apparently it did come, it just did not come to us, … Continue reading

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The death of the American newspaper?

It saddens me to think that although writing can be and is a very subjective thing, that it may have even gotten more so when it comes to the news. I have marveled for years about how the Chicago Tribune … Continue reading

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Je suis Paris.

As I have said, it is very hard to wrap one’s head around this terrorism concept and what makes it happen. I just keep wondering why world peace is such an impossibility and why people have to continue to torture … Continue reading

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