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Category Archive: southwest

Apr 16 2008

Subterranean Homesick Blues

I stopped by Stranger Fruit tonight and got slammed between the eyes with terminal homesickness: Astronomy Picture of the Day – A Protected Night Sky Over Flagstaff I lived there most of my life. These peaks were framed in my back door at home. My mother and I used to lay on lawn chairs, snuggled …

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Mar 28 2008

Roots

Just so we’re clear: I’m one of those pathetic Americans who speaks a few words of español, a smattering more français, and for seasoning can add a greeting or two in Japanese, German, Russian, and sundry other languages. But I’m sadly unilingual. So why all the Spanish? Why not just celebrate my native tongue, unadulterated …

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