Thursday, September 9, 2021

‘There is no reason why a nation as rich as ours should be blighted by poverty, disease, and illiteracy.’

—Coretta Scott King        


Monday, September 6, 2021

THE UN ESTIMATES THAT, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY, about 1.5 billion children were out of school during the pandemic, with at least a third unable to access remote learning.

Now, as much of the developing world faces a combination of interrelated crises including extreme poverty, Covid-19, climate breakdown and intercommunal violence, there are growing fears for a ‘lost generation of learners’. (from ‘The Guardian’ article below):

Sunday, September 5, 2021



I bought three books

the other day

at the store I

go to

the store my daughter used to

go in almost every day when

she lived in that neighborhood.

I had them send a fourth book

to a friend.

No I don’t need a card to 

go with it

you don’t need to

even put my name.

One of your bookmarks

will be enough.

The person

will know.