One Last Thing
- Tucson, Arizona, USA
- November 08
- Freelance writer, educator, blogger. Have dabbled in documentary filmmaking.
Dropped out of college to experience life. Lived in most major cities in USA and also London, England and Wellington, New Zealand. Waited tables while traveling and living for these ten years.
Returned to college, studied history at UCLA, earned a BA.
Taught overseas in Bogota, Colombia and Gumi, S. Korea.
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Dear Ms. Lessing,
I would like to share what your book, The Golden Notebook, means to me.
I will begin with London. I am from the United States, however, I moved to London with my New Zealander boyfriend, Paul, in 1987. We met while living in the greater Los Angeles area, Newport… Read full post »
I was shocked he agreed to go immediately. While gently placing the borrowed DVDs on his patio table (my excuse to stop by), I noticed the jagged cut along his neck, dangerously close to the jugular vein. The blood had dried. He did not stand u/… Read full post »
Bryan Sand, the man I am hopelessly in love with has written a new play. I have never met Bryan Sand, but my friend Gina knows him and has promised to introduce me to him tonight at Cafe Passe. My plan is to throw him up against the n/… Read full post »
So lots of changes in this desert town. To make a long story short, I got a call from my dad's girlfriend at 7am a week ago today. She cried into the phone that she could not take care of my dad anymore. I told her I would come down/… Read full post »
Julian Assange, co-founder of wikileaks, is badass. Mr. Assange said in his interview with MSNBC yesterday that the soldiers in the video below were playing video games with the lives of people. Mr. Assange and wikile… Read full post »
This holiday season I thought I would use the Charles Shultz Philosophy, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, to thank some people who have touched my life.
For those who do not know his philosophy, here it is:
You don't have to… Read full post »
I drove down to Nogales on Wednesday and crossed over to the Mexican side. No More Deaths has an aid station set up there where they ask migrants being… Read full post »
I went out with Humane Borders yesterday. Left Tucson at seven in the morning and returned around one in the afternoon. We went down… Read full post »
I have moved to many places in my life, including four
countries outside the USA, but this was indeed in record breaking time for me.
I found a place on Sunday, February 22nd. More on
I have heard and used this phrase, "put it out in the universe and you never know what will happen." If you have stopped by to visit my blog, please send… Read full post »
If you are hoping to learn everything about Che Guevara from these two films, you will be disappointed. If you read about Che on Wikipedia or the most excellent book by Jon Lee Anderson,… Read full post »
Roger Federer was hoping to tie the Pete Sampras record of fourteen major titles. Rafael Nadal was hoping to win his… Read full post »
Obama discusses peace and mutual respect in this interview aired last night on Al Arabiya Muslim TV. Yet another powerful move by Obama to show the Arab world we are serious about a solution… Read full post »
NPR's Renee Montagne interviewed Jimmy Carter this morning. Carter discusses his new book, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land. Carter… Read full post »
President Obama would like stricter emission standards in California for trucks and cars. Trucks leaving the Port of Long Beach, the second largest port in the nation, spew toxic fumes in the air every day. Consequen… Read full post »
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, photo uploaded by azzurri_nr1 on Flickr
Even though Israel did not allow journalists into Gaza during the recent incursion, the world was watching. Bloggers were posting photos of women and… Read full post »
London train stations are usually crowded with people rushing to work, looking tired and forlorn. However, on this particular morning at 11 o'clock, it was a different story.
News… Read full post »
President Obama just signed an executive order to close down Guantanamo Bay prison (a.k.a. hell on earth). H… Read full post »
Here is an excerpt of the speech Obama gave on election night, November 4, 2008:
To all those who have wondered if America's beacon still… Read full post »
And some people thought Obama wasn't ready to run the country. President Obama has done more in eight hours for peace and justice, freedom and ethics than Bush did in his… Read full post »
I just love this photo of Barack Obama listening to what his young daughter Sasha has to say moments before he took the oath of office.
An exciting time in history. I heard last night that he… Read full post »
I have been ashamed to be an American at various points in my life. But for the last eight years, my shame has not abated for even one day.
I am hopeful on this day, in this place, at this time, for my country.… Read full post »
In this BBC interview, former IDF Captain, Yonatan Schapira. says that the Palestinians have been forced to live in ghetto-like conditions and are treated like animals. Please watch this 3:25 minute interview. At about the 2:00 minute… Read full post »
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