This month I have read a wonderful memoir by Elizabeth Gilbert called Eat, Pray, Love. It is about the author spending a year in Italy, India, and Indonesia, searching for balance in her life after ha
Looking across the waters of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea on Gaza’s coast – controlled by Israeli military – makes it even more difficult to know that a city with so much potential is not all
I incurable bookworm. Actually, a "worm" is a misnomer. I am really more of a monster than a worm. I mean, how can a tiny worm have my appetite for books? I am starting a monthly column in which I wri
If Muslims came to Spain in the 8th century, and were expelled, at least from this region of Spain, Catalonia, in the 15th century, surely there must be some evidence or presence of Islam in Barcelona
No less than 1000 national security police cooped up in their trucks, 50 police officers of surprisingly high ranks, 100 thugs, and a fire truck (!) for 15 women shouting at the corner of a busy stree
For me it was an odd experience, my first rally, my first participation in such surrounds. Aside from televised broadcasts of other protests, I now found myself in the midst of a fairly impassioned on
"I particularly liked the oriental Lady at the end - I mean how on earth someone even discovers they can move in positions like that! It was just so amazing!
Page 28 of 31