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SHAMASH…">DIVING WITH SHAMASH

October 27th, 2007

Bali Chai

SHAMASH…">FOR MY BLOGSIS SHAMASH

May 3rd, 2007

After that, we were forbidden to watch everything except the Captain and “I Love Lucy.” Yet, when Dad returned from business in Chicago, I heard him tell Mom how police beat the kids under his hotel window, and I knew whatever it was, that vague, distant war had finally come. From First TV in a […]

WHAT TO DO WHEN WE SEE THE FEET OF CLAY…?

September 8th, 2017

More than a decade ago I began writing, often three times daily, about Myanmar and, as my blog-sister Shamash called her, Our Lady Aung San Suu Kyi. I slacked off in 2011 because Myanmar seemed to be changing for the better and I turned my blog attentions elsewhere. Over the last few days, however, Myanmar, […]

TAYLOR MALI: CONVICTION IS IMPORTANT…

April 17th, 2013

My blog-sis Shamash sends us this wonderful poem from Taylor Mali.

IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW BEFORE…

September 6th, 2012

0500: E-bike Rage: defined

HAVE YOU SHARPENED YOUR AX LATELY…?

July 12th, 2012

From Quietness by Rumi: Take an ax to the prison wall. Escape. Walk out like someone suddenly born into color. Do it now. Via Shamash on Facebook…

IT ONLY TAKES A GIRL…

December 17th, 2011

It only takes a girl… Via Shamash

LIFE IS COMPLICATED, BUT BETTER THAN DEATH…

September 18th, 2011

0539: Expat Life: The Honeymoon Is Over

MUST CHINA DITCH TEA TO BE A WORLD POWER…?

September 4th, 2011

0653: The Way of Tea

AN INDEPENDENT DIPLOMAT…

January 22nd, 2011

After 15 years in the British diplomatic corps, Carne Ross became a “freelance diplomat,” running a bold nonprofit that gives small, developing and yet-unrecognized nations a voice in international relations. At the BIF-5 conference, he calls for a new kind of diplomacy that gives voice to small countries, that works with changing boundaries and that welcomes innovation.

SMARTY PANTS… SMARTY PANTS…

January 17th, 2011

From my dad, of course… This is a quiz for people who know everything! I found out in a hurry that I didn’t. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers. 1. Name the one sport in which neither the spectators nor the participants know the score or the leader until […]

LIFE IS TOO SHORT FOR PERFECTION…

January 8th, 2011

1938: “Remember the Deep Root of Your Being”

A REAL NEW LIGHT…

January 6th, 2011

0701: Shamash Says: The Phoenix Rises

MYANMAR RAPIDLY GOING DARK…

November 6th, 2010

MYANMAR/BURMA — The borders are closing, the Internet is crashing, why the State Peace and Development Council (aka, Myanmar’s military dictators) haven’t rolled out Soviet-era radio jammers I don’t know, but on the eve of the sham election, what anyone outside of Myanmar knows about what is happening inside Myanmar is shrinking quickly. From the […]

BUY A QUR’AN DAY: 9/11…

September 9th, 2010

The copy on the left is my own. The copy on the right I purchased to give away. I already own a copy, but I’m going to buy another one and give it to someone. Via Kat Shamash

GOOD MORNING NUMBER 1,000 MYANMAR…

June 26th, 2010

When I first wrote what I thought was a unique post after my blogsister Shamash informed me that the State Peace and Development Council (aka, Myanmar’s military dictators) had banned Have Coffee Will Write in their country, I confess that I felt a little lift that my blog could be considered some kind of national […]

MINI-BLOG ARCHIVE…

April 4th, 2008

and a little silliness… We… The… People… Yes… We… Can… OPEN THREAD… Do you have a question or comment that isn’t covered in a current post? Leave a comment here and I’ll get back to you. Support A Walk For Freedom. Go Jill Miller Zimon. MY REPRESENTATIVES Sen. George Voinovich 524 Hart Senate Office Building […]

ME…

March 21st, 2008

THE SUBVERSIVE BUMPERSTICKER OF THE DAY… Hess family genealogy Me, as drawn by The Pearl Of The Orient’s sushi chef as a way to let bartender and host Scott Bakalar know on whose tab to put the excellent sushi I enjoyed during the Meet The Bloggers fundraiser. My 15 seconds of fame. Still more seconds. […]

MY COMMENTS…

December 11th, 2007

Sex in Space: Did the Earth Move…?

GOOD MORNING MYANMAR…

October 13th, 2007

PRC voices support for talks to resolve conflict in Myanmar… Thai PM doubts UN can bring change to Myanmar… Myanmar’s Economic Depression Poses Dilemmas for Globalization… Myanmar ‘regrets’ UN rebuke over crackdown… US calls for UN special envoy to quickly visit Myanmar… Arms Easy to Buy for Myanmar Junta…

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