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When Good Humor Ruled the Suburbs

Growing up in mid-century Long Island, no  sound was more welcome than the suburban siren call of summer – the seductive jingling  bells of the… 793 more words

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these beauties were by the bridge in Naperville, IL.



I took a pic of this little guy in our garden in Suburbs.

Years ago on the farm, one very similar to him would sit on the branch overhanging our tea table dive bombing worms in the lawn, sometimes right next to us. 87 more words


Visit to a Social Art Project

At the end of the week, my work took on a slightly different dimension. Up til now, my Monday to Friday has consisted of translating key documents into French (the 10,000 word docs were admittedly a shock to a system used to spending 1.5 hrs on 200 words!), filing, and preparing for a presentation I’ll be giving to the Programme Officers next week on effective online communications. 607 more words

The Buffalo Billion [Dollar Ideas to Revive the City I Fell in Love With] Part 1

Before You Read: While I live about an hour outside of Buffalo, New York right now, I did live there for about a year while attending school in one of the suburbs of Buffalo (Cheektowaga for those who are wondering….and I was a student at Villa Maria College). 1,016 more words

Racism isn't Alive in America? I call Bull****!

They say racism isn’t such a thing in America anymore, but believe me it is well alive and thriving in America. Me being classified as an inner city” African-American male, I’m already classified as a threat to this world. 399 more words