Immigration

The Writing on the Wall

Si tu Dios es judío, tu coche japonés, tu pizza italiana, tu gas argelino, tu café brasileño, tu reloj suizo, tus cifras árabes, tus letras latinas… ¿Cómo te atreves a llamar a tu vecino extranjero? I was out and about (unfortunately sans camera) last week when I came across this message painted on a wall […]

A Horse of a Different Color

I just got back from a Girls’ Week trip to London with my mum and sis. We’ve all been to London a half-dozen or so times so this trip was less about sight-seeing than it was about shopping, eating, and theater-going. In fact it has been almost exactly 10 years since my first trip to […]

There’s no place like home.

This flyer for a neighborhood Walmart-like store recently appeared in our mailbox. I was flipping through the pages checking out the new spring plants when my attention was distracted by the pages offering products to “make you feel at home.” Stores everywhere are pulling out the stops to get customers in the door and buying: […]