patriot, educator, sociologist, philosopher, essayist, and novelist' according to a website dedicated to him, and apparently much, much more. Obviously he was an avid activist of good causes; a man far ahead of his time on many fronts. He sounds like the sort of man there should be a holiday for; and wonderfully appropriate that it is today.
I'm wishing Ivan all the best as he embarks on the next four years leading Culebra in the direction of proper balance between growth and tranquillity so necessary for this island, environmental stewardship and open interaction between himself and the community. He has a big job ahead and wonderful footsteps for example as we remember our own Don Monchin as well as Eugenio Maria de Hostos for examples. Even if I can't imagine Ivan with the moustache.
Here's some of what has been going on in my world the last few days.
|One day I will get a photo of this dinghy that really feels like it looks|
|It wasn't quite a rainbow, it wasn't a sundog. It just was there one second and gone.|
|One of the singers|
|Peli's know too but they don't care.|
|If this was a stone crab claw, I'd have fought whatever ate it for a share.|
|Okay, it's not a stone crab claw. What about a prehistoric bird skull? Or maybe I just need to get out more.|
|Among the 5,493,188 white flutterby's around right now, this one stood out orangely.|
|If there was a motel under this it would obviously be called Sunset Palms.|