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Grace under pressure

August 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Free and Laughing, Love

5.30 a.m. and I was awake. Sleep eluded me this first morning of my return home from a week-long business trip. I crawled out of bed, made coffee, tried to meditate but nothing could settle me. The semi-finals of the Men’s 100m sprint finals at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing were due in 90 minutes, with the […]

“Sid dung old man”

September 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Featured Posts, Observe

  My father was a very principled man.  He had the greatest respect for authority and symbols of office.  This generated many a heated discussion with his children as we navigated our rebellious teens and early twenties in the seas of Black Power and Socialism.  One of the rebellious rites in those times, that signaled […]