The horror that unfolded on January 6, as I watched CNN’s report showed a frenzied mob, who had taken over the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C, and left me motionless and anxious. This was the culmination of a rally which was fueled by delusional claims of then President Donald J. Trump andContinue reading THE AMERICAN INSURRECTION AS SEEN BY AN IMMIGRANT

Pause to Remember

Looking out at the Canal flowing past my home, I can see the water as it moves steadily   upstream, taking with it fallen branches and debris captured along the way.  Currently there are no pleasure craft, water sport enthusiasts on boogie boards, kayaks or rowboats; not even the ducks who occasionally risk a rideContinue reading “Pause to Remember”

PARIS -City of good karma

If you visited Paris in 1999 you could have counted yourself among the 83 million tourists who visited that year, and experienced the splendor of its elegant architecture, history and art. While you dined at the many outdoor cafes, you may have been fortunate enough to find, laying on a table or on the floorContinue reading “PARIS -City of good karma”

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