Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thank You

“Negroes in the North are right when they refer to the South as the Old Country.  A Negro born in the North who finds himself in the South is in a position similar to that of the son of the … Continue reading

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With less than 48 Hours to Go–Why This is My Dream and Why I Need Your Support–the Human Story

Wow…. Sitting here right now its almost sunset in the DC area and this computer is about to be shut off in honor of the Sabbath.  It’s been a ride like no other…..this journey to making this dream of mine … Continue reading

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This Morning’s Grist.Org Piece

Claire Thompson did a very nice interview/write up on The Cooking Gene–Southern Discomfort Tour for Grist.Org!   We have SIXTY SIX HOURS TO GO at this point—so I wish I could say I wasn’t worried but I am–and we really … Continue reading

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The Southern Discomfort Tour REALLY needs YOU

We have four days left to raise some 3,000 plus for our campaign.  Over 600 people viewed this blog yesterday.  If only 180 had made a contribution to our Campaign of 18$ or more, the Campaign would have been an … Continue reading

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