Category Archives: France

France from a blues perspective

Civil Rights in the Bathroom Blues

I dreamed I was trapped in a Women’s Bathroom at a rest stop on I-95 with Caitlyn Jenner.  We’re washing up at adjoining sinks, our faces reflected in the mirror. Bright and chatty, reveling … Source: Civil Rights in the … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Blues

We’re in Mexico for the rest of the week, trying on the Ex-Pat lifestyle just in case Donald Trump wins the election. Memphis Earlene feels right at home,  especially after dark, having discovered the Vampirito, a fearsome mix of tequila … Continue reading

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My Own Private Hillary Clinton Blues

At some point in Memphis Earlene’s  long bluesy life ( she’s an extremely old soul) she got schooled by somebody’s mother  or maybe a  retired English teacher,someone who raised children, hers and others, not to be trash. “Trash are the … Continue reading

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Election Year Blues

Iowa Caucaus Post Mortem. Memphis Earlene thinks all white guys look alike. Source: Election Year Blues

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New Years Resolutions Blues

Welcome to the Virtual Verandah, which is getting crowded.  Meet Latte Woman and her White Male Companion, our Political and Cultural Correspondents.   Memphis Earlene  doesn’t like the looks of the new arrivals. “She looks like one of those Talking … Continue reading

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Roots: An Interview with Memphis Earlene

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More Angry White Guys with Guns Blues

Memphis Earlene and me on the Virtual Veranda reading the New York Times and the Washington Post. Memphis Earlene sips Southern Comfort while I rant. She takes mendacity in high places for granted. I’m always surprised. It was the Washington … Continue reading

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