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my 2013 in review
A new beginning…about joining the circus and life in 2014
A Dialect Map of the United States, and what it might say about you
Say WHAT?!?! They’re tearing down the Berlin Wall?!?!
History of Rap
Anchor babies or future opportunists?
I don’t know what to think of what I’ve just seen…Continue reading “Anchor babies or future opportunists?”
A disturbing video about ‘the American dream’
When I was in my early twenties, living on my own in Portland and making my way about town, either on my bike or the bus, I would read the “missed connections/I SAW U” section of my local weeklies (Willamette Week, or Willy Week, or just Willy and The Mercury or Merc). I didn’t have a computer, so I didn’t know about Craigslist or other online sites. I used computers at the time to do occasional research and emailing, but mainly to type up papers for my Portland Community College classes and generally in the college’s communal computer lab.