About ten, fifteen years ago, at a BBQ with lots of food and some alcohol, a friend of mine asked me if I would date -or sleep with a black man. I didn’t hesitate, answered quickly -and without thinking- “No, I would not date a black man or sleep with a black man.”
“I guess that means you are a racist,” he said and I didn’t know what to respond. My brain didn’t comprehend -neither did I. I had stepped into a trap and now I was stuck.
To understand the world, you have to UNDERSTAND the world.
After yesterdays meeting between Putin and Trump, I couldn’t help but wonder what the world is thinking. We here in the U.S. don’t hear much about the rest of the world. Most of our news outlets have shifted their focus to American politics only, interrupted only by mass shootings and global catastrophes. Continue reading
I have Jewish friends who are pro-Israel and they don’t approve of Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel either. This decision means support for the right-wing Israeli government agenda -nothing more and nothing less. Continue reading
“War” Marc Chagall
A glass of wine
Sitting there wondering
What the future will hold
War comes to my mind
And I shiver. Continue reading
Most of you know that I have a Meetup group for women close to my own age. We are a menopausal bundle of joy, and the group’s only goal is to have fun and to be active. There are many other groups all over the world, Meetup.com offers something for anybody. Continue reading
I am not a political blog. Perhaps my political posts are just a temporary uproar and then, sooner or later, I will get used to the situation like so many others like me. Or maybe I won’t get used to it but will pretend that everything is alright. Continue reading
Europe was fearful. Would the triumph of the right-wing extremist continue? Anti-establishment is on the rise all over the world and it seems voters are in an unpredictable mood these days. Continue reading
This is not the first election in my lifetime that didn’t end the way I wished for, but it is the first election that left me feeling scared. Continue reading