From Paris to Key West

Lessons in amateur journalism

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” — Robin Williams. 1951–2014.

The first two sections of this blog are reprints of travelogues I published recently, the first from France and the second from Key West, Florida. Both included stories about what I perceived to be racism at the time.

I’ve included them below in their original form followed by some commentary on what happened when I published them, what I learned in the process, and why I ultimately deleted…