My Little World

A Tribute to my Friends

Silhouette of two children frolicking on a beach.

Image by Shelly Paul

My little world is populated with friends — spanning continents, religion, age, ethnicity and other social fragmentation that exists. They give me strength to soar to the skies, because I know they will catch me, should I fall.

My friends also come from a large extended family of uncles, aunts, cousins and second cousins Continue reading “My Little World”

Ramblings on a word — Immigrants

The Malice of racism cuts both ways

Pair of black crocs on a beach.
Image by Shelly Paul

Immigrants — People who move from one nation to another for better prospects or just fleeing for their lives.

The land of the immigrants has turned against migrants. The current President of the immigrant nation, who has married two foreigners, denigrate immigrants at every opportunity while the Republican party leaders protest feebly as they watch him spew pernicious lies. The devotees at the Trump rallies are exultant. They revel in this topic more raucously than any other subject at these fanatical events where blind hatred and lack of reason is celebrated with singular fervor.

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