Strangers in a Strange Land

This is America:a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light, in a broad and peaceful sky.”

  • George H W Bush, 41st POTUS

America was once called a melting pot. And, truly it was.

When I regard the group with whom I gather to play tennis on a regular basis, it seems a microcosm of that melting pot.

In no particular order:

One of the players is from Greece. It is largely due to his kindness that we play at all. He grew up tending fields and is able to…