Today the white child is sold for two dollars a week to the manufacturers.
It used to be that phrases and lines would come into my head, often many of them in a period of five days or a week, and maybe I didn’t know what I was talking about, but the words had a kind of heaviness or deliciousness to them.
Sir Hugh Greene is the man I hold most responsible for the state of our country today. For 11 years hardly a week went by without a sniping reference to me. And he gave access to anyone who was prepared to say anything morally subversive.
I train six days a week for four to five hours a day. I like to keep the same schedule when I’m in camp for every fight.
A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
If you stare at a wall from four in the morning till nine at night, and you do that for a week, you are getting pretty close to nothingness.
I started my career as a journalist, writing about science and technology for ‘Business Week’ magazine. Then I decided to make a career shift. I went to graduate school in computer science, and I began developing educational technologies – in particular, technologies to engage children in creative learning experiences.
I get about five memoirs per week in my mailbox, and few of them inspire anything but a desire to pick up the channel changer.
I respect the fact that people have worked hard all week and want to go to the movies on the weekend and be entertained.
As I stood and gave the eulogy for young Michael Brown last week, I kept thinking about the fact that this child should have been in college instead of laying in a coffin.