Gender equality. Cont..d

I liked the comments on my previous Shania Twain post. Following Heartafire’s comment, I hereby submit People’s exhibit # 2: Robert Palmer’s “Simply irresistible”. That video is from 1988. A while ago. Differences and similarities with Shania Twain’s? Y‘all be good naw! (Love and Peace to women and men the world over!)

Gender equality. Who cares?

Before I get a beating on this “provocative” title, let me state this: There still is much work to be done on gender inequality. Yet young women today sometimes may not realize the wide array of opportunities and challenges they have. In my grandmother’s generation (Circa 1914-1918, WWI) avenues were closed. Barred. Several of my…

Where lions roam

Lions were known to the western world since early antiquity. There were lions in Assyria, in to-day’s northern Iraq (right smash in the Islamic State actually) Gilgamesh reportedly killed lions over there as early as 2800-2500 BC. In Egypt, only Pharaohs such as Ramses II could be represented hunting lions. To the west there were…

Forgiveness. Charlie Hebdo.

“All is forgiven. I am Charlie.” I’ve been mulling about this post for weeks now. To post or not to post. Forgive? Forget? And who am I to… judge? Besides being French I had no personal connection to Charlie Hebdo’s people, nor the cops shot in cold blood, or the hostages at the Kosher market…