Monthly Archives: April 2012

If all the sea were ink, and all the sky paper

 “If all the sea were ink, and all the sky paper, there would not be enough ink or paper to write down the human suffering caused by the Slave Trade” I traveled to Senegal, once.  My intention was to return … Continue reading

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Take Your Rest

My village laid one of its greats to rest the other day.  It is not enough to say he was a good man.  Good men, while possibly hard to find, are not as rare as he- the first African American assistant … Continue reading

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Seeds

There are about a dozen kids in my local extended family now, the products of my generation of cousins.  They range in age and ability but they are kin, and pretty good friends.   Now I don’t know how this happened, … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

For the first six years of my life I was I was nearly blind and no one knew, not even me.  My parents figured I was fine; I could read, write, and speak fluently.  But I made my way through … Continue reading

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