Archive for May 2015

School Is Out Around the World

School Is Out Around the World
As I wait for interviews to take hold, I sit in my writing space and watch the world pass by under my window. I like this window overlooking the sidewalk. Today, it frames a stream of school children heading home in the clear light of a fresh washed afternoon. By the size of their burdens, I know... Read more »

Israel: Peace Under an Olive Tree

Israel: Peace Under an Olive Tree
The state of Israel is a sacred place for followers of the Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and Baha’i faiths. It is also a troubled place, frequently engaged in war with its Palestinian neighbors. But there is more to Israel than its complicated history and ancient religions. A staunch supporter of human rights, Israel is considered the gay... Read more »

France: Le Colonel and Me

France: Le Colonel and Me
Three men are responsible for supporting and inspiring me to write this blog: Steve, my husband; Graham, my son; and a 90-year-old Frenchman named Paul Fossat. Eleven years ago this spring, my husband joined an online game site called It’s Your Turn (IYT). From the very beginning, Paul stood out above the others. Steve and Paul... Read more »
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