Tag Archives: Bowie State University

Making a difference in the world

[This blog post was inspired by the county board of education decision to eliminate creative writing as part of the creative and performing arts program at our local middle school. For local people, here is the link to the petition to … Continue reading

Posted in Relating to Canoedling in Cleveland, Relating to Cologne No. 10 for Men, Relating to Masjid Morning, Relating to Well Considered, the novel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sy Mohr’s Reception

Last night, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending a reception for artist Sy Mohr, 91. The reception was held at his exhibit of fifty or more of his paintings at the Gallery of Art at Bowie State … Continue reading

Posted in Relating to Canoedling in Cleveland, Relating to Cologne No. 10 for Men, Relating to Well Considered, the novel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

(Part 1) Funny, you don’t look like a . . .

When I recently received an anti-Muslim email from an acquaintance, it caused me to think about what stereotype I fit that would make someone forward an email like this to me. Since our only association was a recent rediscovery of … Continue reading

Posted in Relating to Well Considered, the novel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Did it happen here?

Maryland is a southern state with a history of tobacco plantations, slaves, sharecropping, tenant farms, and Jim Crow. Harriett Tubman and Frederick Douglass were slaves here. There were forty-three lynchings, and school segregation survived into the nineteen seventies. There were … Continue reading

Posted in Relating to Well Considered, the novel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whiz-Bang, Grand Finale Weekend

Our literary efforts for 2011 ended with a bang on Veterans Day Weekend—four days in a row from 11-10 — 11/13: on Thursday, a visit by another author who included a chapter I wrote in his new book; Friday, Veterans Day, reading … Continue reading

Posted in Relating to Cologne No. 10 for Men, Relating to Skytroopers, CD, Relating to Well Considered, the novel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment