Archive for the ‘ Our Islands ’ Category
December 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
When I explained to the store keeper what I had done, He took the other piece of the bill from me and exchanged the firecrackers for a pack of needles.
When I left the store I was a little sad because of the loss of the noise makers, but I felt good
November 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
We must use another measuring stick if we are to find the values of the girl children of today.
Now don’t get me wrong; the family is not selling their daughter, rather they are only being compensated for their losses and sometimes these losses can run
October 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
fear of becoming infected by the ordinary means reserved for other contagious diseases have sometimes led to complete rejection of anyone known to be infected and on occasions to violence against infected persons.
“Hold on to what you’ve got” and keep
September 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
I don’t know of anyone who at one time or another has not wished to have something owned by his neighbor or at least something similar to that owned by his neighbor. Even before man gave up his arboreal citizenship he fought his neighbors for food and...Read More
August 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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...Read More
July 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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....Read More
June 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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...Read More
May 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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...Read More
April 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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...Read More
March 1st, 2006 by Alfonso Ebanks
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...Read More