A message from the grave I needed to hear
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I've been working on my first book, a collection of essays I wrote while living in South Korea from 2007-2008, which means I've been spending a lot of …
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I've taken to running at night now, when the temperature dips to the mid-70s and stars blanket the sky. I jog past our front gate and wave to the guard…
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My first year teaching second grade in Newark I had absolutely no idea what I was doing; fresh from a five week bootcamp run by Teach for America corps…
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Except when it isn't
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"Why did you come to Mexico?" my Uber driver Omar asked. Sitting in some rare, mid-day traffic, we’d been chatting since he picked me up from the mall …
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Lo siento, Jose Antonio.
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On coups and ostriches
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Our laundry place, or lavanderia, is down the street at the end of a half-filled row of retail spaces which look like they were on their way to greatne…
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On Losing Power and Finding Priorities
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Me and the Mayans
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On Being Unplugged
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