Bee’s Articles

A Blog by Any Other Name

Blog. Now there’s an interesting word. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, this shortened word was coined May 23, 1999. According to Wikipedia, Jorn Barger coined the term “weblog” (a log on the web) on December 17, 1997. Then on that historic date in May 1999, Peter Merholz jokingly broke the word into the two-word…

Africa Memories Resurrected by Equatorial Guinea News Item

A new decree from Equatorial Guinea’s current president resurrected half-century-old memories of my life there. In fact, it’s the 7thsuch item to cross my desk this month. 7 news items. 7 memories. News items all the way from oil-rich EG's ranking on the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals for safe water and sanitation, to EG sending…

Greatest Manuscript of the Century Sucked into Black Hole!

 Can that happen? Can a truly great manuscript, truly great writing, just disappear? Yep. The greatest book of the century can be sucked into a black hole. Can lie undiscovered. Why? No platform.   But My Book Is Exceptional! The two most exciting words to type are “The End.” With my book, Vaccines & Bayonets: Fighting Smallpox…