Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Culture Shock of Coming Home

If I got in my car this too-hot afternoon, I could be in Juarez in time for dinner. When we drive across the Rio Grande for Sunday lunch with his grandparents, I tell my son that if we built a … Continue reading

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Mexico’s March for Peace with Justice and Dignity

                   In March, the son of Mexico’s prize-winning poet, Javier Sicilia, was found murdered. The poet’s response was two-fold: one final poem and two feet on the ground. Sicilia has led several marches … Continue reading

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Adiós to Mexico

My keyboard looks like a pirate’s maw, gaping holes that were once keys, stains on others, and my hard drive is jammed full of photographs: pyramids, pink stone, parades, fireworks behind cathedral spires, and hundreds of hotel rooms I could … Continue reading

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