Posts Tagged "characters"

Coming of Age

Posted on Mar 13, 2016 | 2 comments

Coming of Age

When I speak of my early time in Gambella, I frequently speak also of Coming of Age. I thought I should try to explain why.

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You Do What You Can

Posted on May 7, 2012 | 2 comments

You Do What You Can

I was watching an old CSI:NY episode (#601). I watch them because the characters are good, the plotting is good, and they deal with real life issues while being true to the characters.   One of the main characters (Danny, for those who know), recently wounded in a drive-by shooting, appears in a wheelchair to meet with a potential source of information who will talk only to him. She has a peripheral acquaintance with him and with the shooters that makes her feel responsible for his crippling. A shadowy assailant appears to shoot the girl informant, who falls to the floor and lies,...

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