Some Thoughts the Eve of Returning to CubaTlatelolco, Mexico, Saturday, September 3, 2016 Later this morning I’ll be off to Havana via Interjet, a Mexican airline which flies regularly. “Father, forgive me, for I have sinned:” It’s been nine months since my last time down, in December 2015. I’m looking forward to seeing whatever changes have taken […]
Dos Meses en Cuba, una historia personal, social, politico.
NOT LONG BEFORE BOARDING BEGINS IN TAMPA Well, I’ve managed to stay pretty awake all night long, but now I’m pretty wiped out. Check-in for the flight to Cuba begins at 8, but departure isn’t until noon, a very long time to wait. Hope to find a Sunday NY TIMES to look at […]
It’s Saturday morning, September 12, and I’m putting together the last items to put in my suitcases. It’s always like this and I try to also give a few thoughts to the world I’m leaving behind here, and the one I’m expecting to see in Cuba. For the first time I’ll be traveling via Tampa, […]
Here’s a photo taken today, September 8, 2015 Bandages removed. Scabbing gone. This is what I look like today.No, I’m not asleep. Just wanted you to see my eyelids. Walter Lippmann
Here's an extended essay on Cuba written following my first extended visit to the
It’s been very difficult recently to keep up with the normal practice of the past many years because of a range of health problems. These were further increased for reasons I’d like to try to explain here. To all those who wrote to express friendly concern and solidarity, I’m deeply grateful. I’m sorry that it’s not […]