Category Archives: Activities

Amazing Fantasy #15

Spiderman was first featured in Amazing Fantasy #15. August 1962. 12 cents. Today Amazing Fantasy #15 sells for over $50,000. Spiderman #1 costs $40,000 in mint condition. My father ripped up that too. Needless to say I rejected his values as a hippie. This conflict of philosophy made us even years later. My father had […]

KILI INITIATIVE 2019 # 5 – Loitokitok

Route C103 climbed out of the Tsavo plains towards Loitokitok. The two-laner was in better condition than most of the highways in New York City. Nathalia and the rest of the young people bonded with games and stories, as I peered out the bus window at the increasingly parched landscape. “It was not always like […]

Basquiat Drawing

On a July evening in 1988 I exited from my apartment to get beer from the bodega. Young people hurried to 10th Street bars in expectation of romance or a phone number to call. The men wore khakis and blue button down shirts and the women wore clothes worth a week’s salary. They shouted out […]

July 2, 1776 – Declaration of Independence

After the completion of the Declaration of Independence on June 28, 1776, the writers submitted the hand-written statement to Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House and Lee’s Resolution for Independence was passed without a dissenting vote. John Adams of Massachusetts wrote his wife that “The Second Day of July 1776, will be […]

Glatt Port-A-Sans

According the wikipedia the first toilets and sewers were invented in the third millennium BC in Mohenjo-Daro. The Indus Valley Civilization also offered its citizens water-cleaning toilets with drains covered with burnt clay bricks by which the flowing water removed the human waste. Archaeologists recently discovered ancient toilets in Palestine. The same principle as in […]