Monthly Archives: March 2016

To Our Little Big Man, On His 20th Birthday


“Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man.”                                                   … Continue reading

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Down on Downton?


  Downton Abbey aired its 2-hour season finale in the US on Sunday, and I have to admit that I, too, was a Downton Abbey sucker, although I could also enjoy the many parodies of the show. The success of the show … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ as the Blueprint for a Nation under Siege?


In 2004, I published Ontwaken uit de Amerikaanse droom (Awakening from the American Dream) about our lives in the shocking aftermath of the Dotcom Bomb in California which also impacted my family and which led to unsavory revelations about dumpster … Continue reading

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