Tag Archives: Africa

Kendall Jones


You may have read about her.  Texas Tech Cheerleader and African big game hunter.  I enjoyed it when she discussed one of my favorite Presidents, Teddy Roosevelt.  He was a big game hunter,e, now you have your real live Buffy, … Continue reading

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Interest in Africa


Africa, the continent where mankind began.  Before, I wrote asking where people think the Garden of Eden was.  Another argument from Africa might be, Be Fruitful and Multiply.  Then again, these were our most ancient ancestors, hunter gatherers. Hunter gatherers … Continue reading

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African Development.


I’m going to take a stab at this.  One of my favorite economists is Dambisa Moyo.  I am going to take a stab at this and see what she thinks. Is this a chicken vs. egg argument?  What I mean … Continue reading

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South Africa Countdown to the April 27, 1994 Vote.


I am watching this show on History 2.  I am watching this documentary, understanding what my friend Laurie Musgrove was so afraid of.  If it weren’t for many people on both sides, it would have been a bloodbath. The show … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela.


I can only give a personal view.  I met my South African friend, Laurie Musgrove, in 1993.  I remember her frightened emails as the election was coming up.  While she opposed Apartheid, the specter of all out civil war was … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain in South Africa.


This time, on his CNN show, he was in South Africa.  I’ve been there, but that was seventeen years ago.  It is a long way from home, that’s for sure. Anthony Bourdain spoke of hope in South Africa.  I am … Continue reading

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The George Zimmerman Trial Is Not the Center of the World by Diana Chen.


Diana Chen writes for an online magazine called PolicyMic Her contention is; why with all that is going on in the world were Americans so focused on the George Zimmerman trial. Ms Chen says we are utterly engrossed in ourselves … Continue reading

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