Tag Archives: life

Our Disappointing Online Agora

I’ve given up on Facebook. And Twitter. I never LinkedIn – wasn’t sure what I was supposed to be linking to; nobody that I know has ever found anything worth finding by connecting with other ‘professionals’ desperately trolling social media … Continue reading

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The Recipe for Revolution

I lived and worked for seven years inside Hugo Chavez’s revolutionary Venezuela. Mostly during the times when it still had energy and purpose and when the revolution was still exciting; to the committees and clubs and marchers and voters but … Continue reading

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Accra, and the Future

Mine is not a travel blog. Though I travel all the time, the places I go and the situations I encounter don’t fit the “wine and cheese” feel-good stories that make travel blogs so cathartic. Castles in Europe; deep wide … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Wave

A dog barks a few houses over. On the path behind the wall a jogger pounds out her rhythmic pace; it’s almost musical. A bird chirps; high above an airplane draws a white line across the brilliant turquoise of the … Continue reading

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