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HIS GRAND DADDY WAS A GOAT HERDER

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Did you know that the first black president in the New World, was none other than a black, man named Vincente Ramon Guerrerà Saldaña.

Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña was born on August 10 1782 .

He was one of the leading revolutionary generals of the Mexican War of Independence. He fought against Spain for  Read More 
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THIS BLOCKBUSTER MOVIE IS TOO, TOO BLACK FOR FRANCE

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Think Like A Man is an American movie, directed by Tom Story which earned over 80 million dollars in the US box offices this Spring. It is a movie based on a relationship book by the author Steve Harvey, titled, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man”.

I read it a while ago. It’ Read More 
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MIXED NUTS AND SUCH

Just as I recovered from the shock art event in Sweden created by artist Makode Linde...

http://africasacountry.com/2012/04/24/africa-is-a-country-interview-with-makode-linde/

courtesy of the Spanish press... El Mundo... to be precise...I come across this....

Yup. That's right...it is a portrait of First Lady of the US, Michele Obama in a rendition of the  Read More 
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Ma Vie Française

« On n'aime que ce qu'on ne possède pas tout entier. »
(We love only what we do not wholly possess.)

~Marcel Proust (1871-1922)

It's too hot to blog. Will return when I cool off!

Take care.
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IS IT RUE? IS IT TRUE? OBAMA IS ACTUALLY A REAL NEGRO??!!??

Well, woopdie doo... Come... read this and share the experience:


http://www.theroot.com/buzz/obama-may-have-slave-ancestors

Now, we can all rest easy and prepare for the upcoming elections, right?
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MY IDENTITY CRISIS

There are two things you don't throw out in France - bread and books. In Germany the most important creative social status is given to the musician. In Italy it's the painter. Who's the most important creator in France? It's the writer."

~Bernard Fixot

Publisher XO Publishing

Perhaps I have chosen the right country  Read More 
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FRESH PRINCE, SAMMI and FRENCH ELECTION 2012

We tend to rent or buy our French movies because we find it rather penible to sit through a French movie in the theater. When one considers the various regional accents, dialects and all, I usually use the hearing impaired mode as well, to help me along.

Sometimes a French movie plot line vaguely  Read More 
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I Was Running Late

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I realize that this is October 11th…an entire month after most have posted their remembrance of 9/11. Finally here is mine.


So sorry about running late!

We had already been living in France, in Villefranche Sur Mer, for over two years on that fateful day when we were running late for an  Read More 
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