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Famous Burmese

Famous Burmese: Top Ten List

February 2, 2021 6:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This post on Famous Burmese first appeared in July, 2019. After the military coup in Myanmar yesterday, I will repost over the next few days several of the blogs I wrote during my visit there. I’d like my readers to be able to inform themselves about the country from some... read more

Ten Famous Ethiopians

Ten Famous Ethiopians – A Travel Blog

November 24, 2020 6:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In advance of Thanksgiving, CBS ran a feature on food. The segment “Celebrating Black Influence on American Cuisine” introduced Marcus Samuelsson. Over two years ago I included  him in my blog Ten Famous Ethiopians. (He’s also now the title image.) During the pandemic I am reposting blogs that once again... read more

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MMA Fight Night: A Research Adventure

November 20, 2020 6:08 pm Published by 1 Comment

On Saturday November 28, 54-year-old Mike Tyson will return to the boxing ring after a 15-year hiatus. He’ll be fighting 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. I wouldn’t normally be interested in such a match. However, the name Roy Jones Jr. rang a bell. Turns out I wrote a blog about him... read more


Sorry: A Word With Global Uptake

October 6, 2020 11:17 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Most of my adventures these days happen in my arm chair. Watching foreign-language dramas on various streaming services. I’ve watched enough now to have noticed a curious phenomenon. Of course, I’ve long been aware that English is currently the world’s donor language. However, I’ve now become aware that one word... read more


Nosferatu – Or You-Know-Who

September 8, 2020 11:41 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Welcome back, Rose Vane! Her blog today on Nosferatu is her third on Romanian mythology. We hope this series sparks the imaginations of creative writers of all types. So, let’s get to it! I don’t want to wait until Halloween for this juicy topic. Rose Vane writes: Nosferatu: But First,... read more