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Abroad in Puerto Rico

Where have I been? For the past 45 days, I’ve been in Puerto Rico. I cannot say why I’m here, but in my downtime I’ll try to best convey my thoughts and feelings about my experiences with the people and … Continue reading

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The Lumbee Tribe and The National Museum of the American Indian

Last month, I visited the National Museum of the American Indian, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. This museum, along with the recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture, is one of the newest additions … Continue reading

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Cultural Anthropology & the American Dive Bar

I’ve always had a fascination with dive bars. They’re cozy, tucked away establishments. A totem of neighborhood culture, where the staff appreciate you for tipping well and the walls are festooned with artifacts revering heroes – alive and departed. A … Continue reading

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Birthday Observations Early in the Morning…

My birthday’s today. It’s 2:48am and I’ve got life lessons to share. Taking into account my insomnia, please permit me to convey what I’ve acquired over the past 44 years. I hope the following words benefit my readers, from Russia … Continue reading

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The Laughing Buddha & The Cornish Pasty…

I straddle my mountain bike, christened “The Goose,” atop a hill on the Washington & Old Dominion Trail, (the W&OD). This portion of the hill intersects with Buckthorn Lane and Hunter Mill Road, near Vienna, Virginia. The trail propels cyclists … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Beauty…

I knew this girl in junior high; most of the kids in school considered her quite attractive. She congregated in a circle of lovely friends, with her as the “Queen Bee” of that little hive. I won’t provide her name. … Continue reading

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Humanity and Greek Yogurt…

I understand a lot about people by eating Greek yogurt. I truly do. Let’s take a look at this image. What do you see? Like a few folks out there, the surface appears plain. The taste, Greek yogurt being as … Continue reading

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