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Reluctant Romantic

Reluctant Romantic

Why can’t I remember his name? I quote him often… I’d gone West after graduating. It was election night, 2008, and Jackson Hole Wyoming was a tiny blue dot in a vast red state…

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Raising a Honyol

Raising a racially mixed child in an insular society. As a foreigner living in the Republic of Korea, it can be a rewarding existence…

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America(ns) Around the World

As an American, more specifically a southern Californian living in South Korea there are a litany of comparisons and contrasts I can make, a pedestrian fish out of water story of living in another culture…

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Paine Day 2018

Paine Day 2018

Motivating histories are necessary but imperfect things. Imagined communities of people become such by participating in aspirational stories of a shared past…

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Tsunamis

Tsunamis

Mountains are on the move. The oceans are growing. Vast shelves of ice are phase shifting. The world is unstable, and has always…

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Barr None

Barr None

I watched the “Roseanne” reboot skeptical but curious, my cultural antennae probing for select varieties of spoiled fruit: xenophobia, transphobia…

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