It’s a Race Thing, In Three Parts

First, a story.  Several years ago when my family and I lived in Bahrain, I was delighted to see how eager other Americans were to immerse themselves in the local culture. They sampled the cuisine; sought authentic experiences; visited museums, historical sites, and mosques; and made a sport of buying beautiful middle eastern rugs. It […]

Bend the Rules, #ShareKindness

  It was my second round on the leukemia floor at the cancer hospital when she said, “Well are you going to come in or what?” I passed by her room earlier; the one with motivational posters adorning the door, propped open just enough to see a crisply made bed and rows of photographs neatly […]