Will the 2020s Be the Dreadful Decade?

https://twitter.com/georgetakei/status/1499216370763980803?s=21 I am beginning to think the decade of the 2020s may be among the most dreadful in my life. In fact, it is really horrible so far and it might rival the 1940s as among the worst in modern times. First we had a pandemic where we were stuck at home and couldn't see … Continue reading Will the 2020s Be the Dreadful Decade?

A Goodreads Review of My Novel

Here is the latest Goodreads review of my book, Torn Between Worlds: A Mexican Immigrant's Journey to Find Herself. Since the novel was published in February 2021, the book has received 29 rating and 21 reviews there, with an overall average score of 3.79 out of 5 stars. See this link for details: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/56912602-torn-between-worlds. Review … Continue reading A Goodreads Review of My Novel

#StandWithUkraine

Here is a video of Japanese ladies singing Ukraine's National Anthem. It's very touching to see people from around the world doing things in support of Ukraine as it is being attacked by soldiers commanded by Vladimir Putin, the dictator of Russia. Originally tweeted by olexander scherba🇺🇦 (@olex_scherba) on February 19, 2022. Other acts of … Continue reading #StandWithUkraine

Dutch People Led Resistance to Nazis during WWII

In honor of National Holocaust Remembrance Day, I am going to highlight how Dutch people were leaders of the resistance to the Nazis during World War II. By reviewing the Righteous Among Nations site, I learned that Dutch people offered the most resistance against the Nazis during World War II in terms of per capita … Continue reading Dutch People Led Resistance to Nazis during WWII

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Book Review

Native Americans killed at Wounded Knee This important book, first published in 1970, tells the deeply disturbing story of how white European settlers wiped out the majority of the Native Americans living in America through murder, transmission of diseases, such as smallpox, and starvation. Native Americans of many tribes had their hunting lands taken away … Continue reading Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee Book Review