Listen to This: Cesaria Evora

Oh, how I love Cesaria Evora.  She is from the Cape Verde islands and sings in their creole language that has its base in Portuguese. I found her accidentally through a download of so-called “world” music from i-Tunes and have loved her ever since.  I just find it relaxing and soothing.  Sing on, Cesaria!

Must Read: Zeitoun

I have to thank my friend, Laurie, for the heads up on this amazing book. I feel like there is so much to say about this book, almost too much.  It’s completely captivating.  It’s non-fiction, which I didn’t know until I was about 80% of the way through.  It truly is a story that shows …

Because the comment is so good

This article is stupid but I am going to talk about it anyway, just so I can quote a comment that appeared after it. In short, Jill Lawrence thinks that because she lives in what she considers a liberal neighborhood and only two people fly flags on the Fourth, that must mean all liberals hate …