Tag: africa

For the first time in recorded history everyone has an equal chance of success. Or that’s what we like to tell ourselves. We gape at the powerful, unwaxed women that are directors and CEOs. We smile fondly at the emasculated house-husband that stays home to tend to the children. Sure, Spics and Polacks still man the mops and paint our walls, but everyone knows of at least one rich and successful Mexican or American Indian! They might not all be…

For a long time I’ve wanted to go to the sub-Saharan savannas. I want to watch springbok leap gracefully through the tall, dry grass. I want to pat a hippopotamus on the head and call him a ‘good boy’. I want to do many things, and I admit you can’t do much in Africa except for look at things (unless you want to go and hunt animals, but that’s not really my thing), but the allure of going as far…