With today’s top diversity story focusing on a small community college getting headlines over a “no white people allowed” social event, I was happy to run into this book, Diversity and Inclusion on a Budget. Some people still aren’t getting it about diversity (the school’s diversity officer came up with the idea of the exclusive […]
Oh, you know how I love the old tile in Cuenca! This morning Benji (my rescue dog) and I peeked into a colonial building on the side street across from the “blue church” and found a vintage hostel, complete with the most beautiful tile inside and out. I believe the hostel’s name is Orchidea. Here’s […]
Benji and I like to take a break on our walk at this restaurant. Benji’s so good! He doesnt beg or make a mess. What a dog1!
I love walking into stores and looking at the old floor tiles in Cuenca’s colonial district. We just walked by this opening to a dress shop and I noted the floor. Spectacular! Benji always wants to wander inside, but hes not usually welcome. Cuenca is where the final chapters take place in The Plan. I […]
This old multi-story building on Simon Bolivar Avenidad is under repair. Benji and I walked by just this afternoon. We could smell fresh bread wafting from the panaderia, directly across the street. How we love our daily walks in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Say hello to Benji, our rescue dog. He came into our Cuenca, Ecuador home after his step mom, Nancee, learned she could not have anymore animals. She advertised his need for a home, and we were lucky enough to find him! Nancee softly cried as he left her home, and I know she misses him. […]
Report from The Drucker Institute Marital Strife Posted on Mar 29, 2013 | 7 Comments With a speed that has astonished both its supporters and its opponents, same-sex marriage has gained the support of a majority of Americans. Opinions and policies range from state to state, however, and this week the United States Supreme Court took up the […]
These darling children of Cuenca, Ecuador took part in a Children’s Parade that happens each Christmas Eve. Please enjoy the video below –.Susan
What is left of a small downtown Drew, Mississippi church that was started by the Rev. Cleve McDowell, also a Delta lawyer. McDowell, who once worked for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the SCLC, was murdered in 1997 in his home. …This is one of many Mississippi photos that I took when living in […]
Where Southern Cross the Yellow Dog…Blues Photo by Susan Klopfer I actually found this famous Mississippi Delta Blues spot one day while driving around the Mississippi Delta doing research for my book, WhereRebels Roost; Mississippi Civil Rights Revisited. The story goes that bandleader W. C. Handy was waiting for a train at the Tutwiler railway […]