Blanco, Leon and Obama

Two Cubans (Richard Blanco and Rev. Luís León) participated in Obama’s second inauguration, generating heated controversy among Cubans.  To learn more about it, read my previous blog, “Cubans and Obama’s Inauguration.” Separate from the controversy, these two individuals will be forever engraved in the annals of history, as representatives of the President’s stand on human […]

To Diary or To Journal?

To Diary or To Journal? What is the Question?  Ever since the publication of Richard Burton’s diary last year, I’ve been thinking about diaries and journals, trying to differentiate between the two in an effort to determine which one is best for writers to keep. After much reflection, I came up with a definition of […]