Kevin Samuels has Died

I liked Kevin Samuels. Plenty of other people liked him, and plenty of others did not like him — The Godfather. Par for this human course, I suppose. As I described here last year, he spoke about dating and male-female relations primarily in the black community. He didn’t have much… Continue reading

Roll Call 2

No time limit, although new comments are disabled after two weeks, I think. First one has expired.  Who all sees this?  So who’s up? No need to answer here (but you are welcome to) if you answered up on the first roll call from about two weeks ago. 0 0 Continue reading

Roll Call

No time limit, although new comments are disabled after two weeks, I think. Our friend Carol has a good post over at R>, which I have commented upon. Along those lines, who all sees this?  I’ll put up another in two weeks.  Maybe more. So who’s up?   0… Continue reading

This Week’s Book Review – To End In Fire

Looking for a good read? Here is a recommendation. I have an unusual approach to reviewing books. I review books I feel merit a review. Each review is an opportunity to recommend a book. If I do not think a book is worth reading, I find another book to review…. Continue reading


That’s right, the cafe across the street.  Bygones, I believe.  Not sure.  We shall see. Not leaving here unless I get thrown out for double-dipping.  I’m not over at Dime’s place, where I guess everybody else went.  Dime is a good man and I like him, the site is just… Continue reading

Vietnam Mistakes

Here we go again.  Look at the headline (Wa Times), and then at the caption of the photo accompanying. Pentagon braces for Kabul to fall to Taliban, sends thousands of troops to evacuate U.S. Embassy The Taliban delegation arrives for Afghan peace talks in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Aug.12, 2021. So… Continue reading