Tag: Eldridge Cleaver

  • What we know

    Bird Droppings December 19, 2011 What we know   “The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.” Booker T. Washington   It has been a few days since I received an email containing a letter from a well-known […]

  • Telling our grandchildren

    Bird Droppings December 18, 2011 Telling our grand children “I wanted to give something of my past to my grandson. So I took him into the woods, to a quiet spot. Seated at my feet he listened as I told him of the powers that were given to each creature. He moved not a muscle […]

  • Searching for and finally placing puzzle pieces in specified places

    Bird Droppings December 16, 2011 Searching for and finally placing puzzle pieces in specified places   “In order to learn the nature of the myriad things, you must know that although they may look round or square, the other features of oceans and mountains are infinite in variety; whole worlds are there. It is so […]

  • Looking for the simplicity

    Bird Droppings December 15, 2011 Looking for the simplicity My reading and writing has taken a beating with the getting ready for the end of the semester and four day jaunt to a wedding in South Carolina and babysitting my granddaughter (actually a lot of fun). Of course nothing would have stopped me from spending […]

  • Can we demand or should we earn respect?

    Bird Droppings December 14, 2011 Can we demand or should we earn respect?   Nearing the middle of a month and with a New Year coming, it seems spring is only a few days away. A few Saturday’s back was an interesting day as I ran my errands. As it happens often, I ended up […]