Steve Cotler

Steve Cotler

Category Archives: Language

Will There Be Water in Lake Chad?

Much of the talk about unsettled times ahead looks to oil as a cause: economies will undergo transition and regional conflicts will increase. Think also about water. Lake Chad is an exemplar. At one time the world’s sixth largest lake, included in four African countries (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria), it has, in less than […]

A Singular Eating Experience

Several years ago my brothers (Lanny and Doug) and I were on Long Island where Doug, a well-known performer of modern Jewish music, had a concert scheduled. The show was set for 7:30 p.m., with a sound check an hour earlier, but it was just 4:45 and Doug was hungry. Because a full stomach does […]