A boy observes destruction in Misrata, Libya, Sunday, May 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Red Cards

Football is for people who can accept a loss.

It Sort of Gets to Me

My son is in competition for an increasingly paltry prize. For something that never was a prize.

Step Three: Rationalize

In the field he could roll a cigarette, for the most part with one hand, in a gale force wind.

African Chant

When Peter One and Jess Sah Bi released Our Garden Needs Its Flowers in 1985, it was probably Ivory Coast’s first country album.