Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category

 

Problem Child

August 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

Problem Child

These mothers will find all kind of excuses to justify the boy’s lack of ambition and self pride. There should be a school for mothers where these mamas could be trained to spot a goldbrick at first glance. Here are a few hints for those mothers that

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Jesus & Judas

July 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

Jesus & Judas

The arguments for the resurrection are weak and could be classified as merely hearsay. Jesus predicted his death and placed great emphasis on his resurrection because the latter event would prove without a doubt that He was the long awaited messiah.

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The Light of Day

June 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Light of Day

In my hotel in Tegus I asked the concierge what time the cafeteria would be open and was told that it opened at 6 PM, it was still closed at 6:30 and then I was told that the hotel was still using the old time and this was four days after the change had

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Jaws of Death

May 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

Jaws of Death

On the twelfth of last month I felt the jaws of death slowly closing around my body. It was a beautiful day and I took the family to the beach for swimming and general relaxation. After lunch I suggested someone accompany me on my usual swim around a

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The Good Old Days?

April 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Good Old Days?

I cannot remember all the many times I have heard people wishing they could turn back the clock to a time when life was more joyous and everything was much less complicated. Nearly every time I’ve heard someone refer to the past they always mention the

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Wages of Sin

March 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

Wages of Sin

Somewhere in the bible it is written that the wages of sin is death. This would imply that those that do not sin will not die, but we all know that without exception death comes to us all. According to our only source of information we are all condemned

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The Future of Bacon

February 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

The Future of Bacon

In these times that we now live nearly everything we eat (except for some vegetables) is supposed to have some kind of ill effects on the human body. Of all the evil foods that exist I’m sure that the most infamous is bacon and when I say bacon I’m not

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Lobster Guilt

January 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks

Lobster Guilt

Everything wrong with the lobster diving today was started by persons that got lucky and was able to get out of the business. Some of those people are under the impression that if the diving is closed the boats that fish lobster with divers are going

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Democracy Honduran Style

December 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

Democracy Honduran Style

The first reason is that over the past few decades in places like the Bay Islands there has been a great influx of people that have come to stay. These people not only bring their families, but they also bring along their voting traditions and almost

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Right or Privilege

November 1st, 2005 by Alfonso Ebanks

Right or Privilege

It is always about this time every election year that we hear people saying things like: I’m not going to vote because neither party is going to give me anything! Another popular trite expression is: I’d rather not vote than vote for either of them!

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