11/09/13 Read (781 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

SEPTEMBER 11, 1973

Shortly after the terrible happenings in New York on September 11, 2001, a young man in Colorado Springs painted on the side of his van this question: “Do you know what happened on September 11, 1973?”
24/03/14 Read (749 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

THE WORLD OF MOAMMAR GADHAFI

I have never been in Libya and I know very little about that part of the world, but I do have some questions that I would like to ask that might be of value to others as they follow the daily news.

02/09/13 Read (776 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

LABOR DAY – MADE IN THE U.S.A.

Early one morning in 1985 in Cochabamba, Bolivia, I heard music coming from a neighbor’s house. I recognized the tune as a song of Simon and Garfunkle.
09/03/13 Read (819 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

WAS CHÁVEZ SENT BY GOD?

I was driving down Central Avenue in my home towm, Cheyenne, Wyoming, when I heard the news that the Venezuelan president, Hugo Chávez had died. I pulled over and called friends. I hurt from my head to my toes. I have never met Chávez personally, but I feel I have known him for nineteen years.

24/10/11 Read (1,086 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

THE "ARAB SPRING:" THE U.S. AND EUROPE'S FALL AND WINTER

Whenever I have asked someone in Venezuela if spring comes before or after summer, some answer “before” and others “after.” Almost all add that they really are not sure.

04/07/11 Read (476 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

WHAT IS REALLY HAPPENING TO “THE POOR” IN LIBYA?

A few days ago I saw on CNN an interview with a woman who has lived in Libya for several years. She is no fan of Moammar Gadhafi.

04/07/11 Read (457 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

OH SAY CAN YOU SEE…THE BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR?

Shortly after arriving in Venezuela I remember hearing a conversation between two children, maybe four or five-years-old, that shocked me.

04/07/11 Read (403 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

A STRANGE INTERPRETATION OF MUSLIM CUSTOMS

Last night I had a call from a friend in the United States. In the midst of our long conversation, I mentioned my disgust at the manner in which Bin Laden had been buried.

04/07/11 Read (933 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

SO YOU MIGHT WANT TO MOVE TO VENEZUELA

Dear Friend: Recently you wrote indicating that you are thinking about moving to Venezuela and asked for my advice. Let me give you some questions for your consideration.

30/05/11 Read (206 words) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version

A MEMORIAL DAY REFLECTION—THE U.S.A. “MADE IN CHINA”

Last Memorial Day (2010), I once again had the privilege of running in the 10K race in Boulder, Colorado—the Bolder Boulder.