Lifewriting

I had led a relatively sheltered life up until 1968. It was Patty, a bright attractive married student of mine who first introduced me to the joys of sex, drugs and...

I thought I wanted to be a writer, so I chosE to go to a university in the South where so many outstanding American writers have come from. I planned to...

I longed to see Paris again. What is so seductive about Paris to just about everybody? Who can say. It’s a mystery. Like so many other American young men and women, ...

I went to Chadwick School in Palos Verdes for Summer School in July, 1952 to make up a credit that I had lost my sophomore year at Webb, because I had...

In the fall of 1950 I began the 9th grade at Webb School on Baseline Road in Claremont, California.  That   year I enjoyed learning English and Algebra, but my favorite...

In the fall of 1950 I began the 9th grade at Webb School on Baseline Road in Claremont, California. I enjoyed learning English and Algebra, but my favorite class was the...

I am a recovering Catholic. I cannot recall when I first became aware of God’s gentle side. For me “God the Father” was an unpredictably angry, frightening, vengeful God. He may...

Alfredo Ramos Martinez (November 12, 1871 – November 8, 1946) was a painter, muralist, and educator, who lived and worked in Mexico, Paris, and Los Angeles. Considered by many to be the ‘Father of Mexican Modernism‘,...

The Jews are a scapegoat of great  antiquity and only  by taking a long historical view, aided by psychological insights, can we hope to understand the nature and causes  of the...

Summary of Jean–Paul Sartre‘s Anti-Semite and Jew Anti-Semite and Jew (French: Réflexions sur la question juive, “Reflections on the Jewish Question“) is an essay about antisemitism in France during World War Two, written by Jean-Paul...