Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tracing a Family Tree: A Letter to Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Considering genealogical research into the more obscure origins of a mixed race American family Continue reading

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The Stranger

It was a rainy Saturday morning in the winter of 1937. I was five years old. We had recently moved to a rented house on Dohr Street in Southwest Berkeley. Earlier that morning Daddy went to work at his then … Continue reading

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Walking and Remembering – A Sketch in Prose

A short piece describing the memories that resurface during a neighborhood walk. Continue reading

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San Francisco

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