Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mysterious Egyptians

The other night I watched a silly slap -stick movie called “The Naked Gun”. The movie was made during the seventies staring Leslie Nielson, an actor in the waning part of his career lucky enough to find that he could … Continue reading

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Boredom

When I was a very young professional, I lived in a sort of boarding house for women. The ladies who lived there were always polite to one and other, even when one or the other might be annoyed because the … Continue reading

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Sisterhood

Diaa Hadid, a journalist, raised a Muslim, but one who stopped practicing while a collage student, decided in mid-life, to make a once –in-a-life-time hajj, the five-day pilgrimage of rites and rituals around the holiest site for Muslims, the Kaaba. … Continue reading

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Bastards

Last evening at a gallery opening, a friend told me of his daughter’s reaction to a joke entitled How To Call Someone a Bastard. The joke revolved around a minister referring to an offending persons parents as never having been … Continue reading

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Abuse

The things that young women go through! It is with a sign of relief that I am no longer and haven’t been for a long time, young. The pressure on all women under fifty, if they are dating, is tremendous. … Continue reading

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