Archive for December 2013

Christmas: 'Tis the Season for Tradition

Christmas: 'Tis the Season for Tradition
I love Christmas.  My earliest memories are Christmas celebrations at my older sister’s house.  Our grandmother cooked for an army. I learned to make rolls from scratch while sitting in the kitchen with her.  Gumbo was usually on the menu and as far as I can remember everything was scrumptious except the family traditional oyster... Read more »

Jesus and Mandela:Two of the Good Guys

Jesus and Mandela:Two of the Good Guys
British journalist Dominic Lawson has his knickers in a twist because some other journalist on BBC compared Nelson Mandela to Jesus Christ.  Frankly I don’t think Jesus would have been offended.  I don’t know why some Christians have forgotten the simplicity and humbleness of Jesus as He is described in the bible.  Examples of His... Read more »

Eataly/ Diaspora: Bernard Lloyd’s Bronzeville Cookin’

Eataly/ Diaspora: Bernard Lloyd’s Bronzeville Cookin’
This Saturday Eataly came up in conversation while we were attending the first annual convention of the Bronzeville Alliance, a group of community based organizations under one banner.  One of the attendees walked over gave me a warm smile and hug followed by I read your article about the diaspora restaurant.  I asked how she... Read more »
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