Cleveland Rally on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – Notebook and Photo Gallery

“A dream deferred” – rally in Cleveland on the 50th Anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington

Cleveland, Ohio, USA – About one thousand people gathered for a rally in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic ‘March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom’. Eighteen photos from the event, one of several held throughout the country on Wednesday to remember and reflect upon King’s… Continue reading Cleveland Rally on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – Notebook and Photo Gallery

Weekly Sunday Drive – 60-second Trabant Tour

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/31296145] When I was a kid growing up in the U.S. midwest, Sunday afternoons were oftentimes about drives. Usually into the nearby countryside east of Cleveland, much of which has long since devolved into developments with monstrously enormous homes. It was the same for a colleague Edwin, who grew up in the former East… Continue reading Weekly Sunday Drive – 60-second Trabant Tour

$400 down

Another souvenir from my holiday visit to the U.S. This is on Lake Shore Boulevard on Cleveland’s east side, a short stroll from the shores of Lake Erie. Ohio was one of the states hardest hit in the subprime loan meltdown these past few years. According to a NY Times story, Last year, there were 1.2… Continue reading $400 down

Cleveland Rocks.

Connections between Slovenia and my old Cleveland home are nothing new. When I was briefly living in Slovenia in the latter half of 1997, the Cleveland Indians made it to the World Series, and the school shooting in Paducah, Kentucky, was one of the first high school shootings to attract considerable international attention. The Indians… Continue reading Cleveland Rocks.