Sifting The Proverbial Rubble

My search for an old flame

SS Cristoforo Colombo. Image credit: Wikipedia Commons, Fire Use Licence

Everyone on the planet has, at one time or another, had one special crush. Go ahead, admit it. There’s a soft spot in your heart for someone, somewhere.

Every time I learn that more airstrikes have inflicted yet more pain on Gaza, I think of Gilda. It wasn’t Gaza, that time. It was 1970s Beirut.

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