Category Archives: Culture

We are damn good at racism

I remember that day in Freshmen English class in college. I wasn’t sure what to expect. The main thrust, back in 1969, was Black Literature and a study of racism. The class was large and pretty much as white as … Continue reading

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A Taste of Hungary 2017

The day was excessively hot when you consider that it is mid-September and the heat unexpected. My thoughts went completely to an outdoor pool. That wasn’t happening. The early afternoon was at a Memorial Service for a neighbor who suddenly, … Continue reading

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Pleased by ‘Preview’ – ‘Trevor the musical

It was a sad but joyous moment. Before going to see the ‘Preview’ of the play ‘Trevor the Musical,’ MK and I took a gander at the short film, a 1994 Academy Award winner: ‘Trevor, a dramedy.’ It is the … Continue reading

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An unforgettable ‘Chez Mikey’ dinner party

Although there were more actual differences between our dinner party, than similarities with ‘Babette’s Feast,’ I could not help thinking, as the party unfurled, that I was experiencing something that was extremely memorable and that would remain in my memory … Continue reading

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Is this the last day of warm weather?

I was up early and was in the car by 6:30 AM, taking care of the grandkids and cleaning them up and dressing them once they woke up. I was surprised that they were not awake when I got there … Continue reading

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