Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Nina Simone. Sam Cooke. Sly Stone. Three Powerful Calls For Racial Justice And Equality From The Civil Rights Era…Richard Pryor’s Powerful “SNL” Race Sketch…
Rising Up Against Racial Injustice… This powerful photo captures the energy of the people who have risen up to protest the tragic and senseless murder of George Floyd. Thanks to all of the members of the press for continuing to… Read More ›
101 Pandemic Ponders I follow a terrific Blogger who goes by “Wheelescapades” – she writes of many things, including her life in a wheelchair…she posts great stuff, and she shared this the other day. I had planned on just “re-blogging”… Read More ›
The Powerful Memoir “Black Like Me!” A Timeless Exploration Of Race And Racism On This Wednesday Bookmobile…
Traveling Through The South As A Black Man… This “Wednesday Bookmobile” is traveling to the past in order to address the present. “Black Like Me” may have been published 59 years ago, but it shows how much more still needs… Read More ›
This was my Saturday night, May 30. My wife and I watched as unrest unfolded in Beverly Hills, about two miles from our home. It was just one of dozens of violent incidents across the country to call for for… Read More ›
While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
Time To Head To Siberia – The Bookmobile Boards The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! As we all know, there’s been ALL THIS TALK ABOUT RUSSIA. Yet, even with all that chatter, we discuss it as a thing, not as a country… Read More ›
Three Travel Books That Inspire “Wanderlust!” Planes! Trains And Automobiles To The Far Corners Of The World!
Three Travel Books That Gave Me Wanderlust! I love books. I love to read. I love to travel. I am about to take a plane, a boat, a train and who knows what else…with that setup, I also know there… Read More ›
Adventures In Russia – “Midnight In Siberia” By Train! A Terrific Memoir! How Russian Culture Feels About The US!
Time To Head To Siberia – by The Legendary Trans-Siberian Railroad! I love travel books, especially when they delve into the real lives of the people who live in the country being visited. In this case, a terrific book hears… Read More ›