When asked about all things ‘American’ while living abroad, my standard answer was (and is) that the land area is […]
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Turning the Page on History: Wilmington, NC 1898
I first heard about the 1898 Wilmington Race Riots (also known as the Wilmington Massacre) soon after moving to this […]
Being Humbled By The Universe
As a child, I remember laying in my grandparents yard on delightfully dark nights while gazing at the clearly visible […]
Covid-19: The Next Phase
While some areas of Europe and the USA are beginning to see a flattening of the Covid-19 transmission curve and […]
What Happened America?
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the USA’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, made the following statement about the […]
Donald Trump and the Corona Virus: Can He Be Trusted?
Even though our factual truth is never completely free of interpretation or personal perspective, this situation cannot serve as an […]
Learning From History At Jewish Museum Berlin
As the capital of a country with a long and complicated history, Berlin wears German history on its sleeve. From […]
Medellin’s Comuna 13–Violent Barrio Turned Tourist Mecca
Many Americans still ask if it’s safe to travel to Colombia. Their vision of this visually stunning and culturally rich […]
Art of Impeachment–Nixon*Clinton*Trump
The impeachment of Donald Trump has turned what was already an editorial cartoonist’s dream administration into a full-on party. The […]
American Democracy–Down for the Count?
Growing up during the divisive Vietnam War era, political discussions at the dinner table were the norm. True to their […]