I talk to cabbies

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I talk to the cabbies. Where are you from? They answer: Ethiopia, Sudan, Libya, Jamaica, Mississippi. What brought you to DC? A better life. Then they tell me about the people they knew before they came to D.C.. The sisters, the cousins, the aunties, the brothers. They speak about how they miss their mamas and [Read More...]

Still Undecided

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  Did you watch the debate? I was driving home from Seattle so had to listen to the first hour the old-fashioned way, via a radio. Radio seems to be the perfect medium for debates. Listeners can’t see the eye roll, the smug lift of the chin, the wry grin, the tightening of the jaw, [Read More...]

Q & A with author Michael Morris

    So who does Pat Conroy read when he’s in the mood for a good story?  Michael Morris. Conroy calls Morris one of his favorite Southern writers.  Man in the Blue Moon, Morris’s latest, “is reason for great celebration –a  beautifully wrought portrayal of small-town Southern life,” says Conroy. Publishers Weekly praises Man in the Blue [Read More...]


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