Make America Kind Again

The “Golden Age” from 1945-1972, was an exceptional phase of American history. Looking back upon this era now widely considered to be the epitome of American prosperity, historian Eric Hobsbawm wrote, โ€œGold glowed more brightly against the dull or dark background of the subsequent decades of crisis.โ€ The vague, much-repeated promise to recapture the wonders…… Continue reading Make America Kind Again

Americana

USA reverse culture shock stream of consciousness… immigration easier than expected for my colombiano (how long are you staying? no plans to move here? okay. stamp, stamp. bienvenidos), less sweltering than augusts remembered but we’ve stayed mainly in the shade, microwaving homemade chocolate chip cookies, Spanish is the official language of San Antonio, TV!, A/C,…… Continue reading Americana