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christopher-meeks's picture
Dec.13.2011
My family happens to live close to Pasadena, where, as shown in the news, we recently experienced great winds. Our neighbor lost a tree -- right onto his car and house. Another tree partially blocks our street. The drive alone to the nearby Art Center College of Design, where I teach just above the...
maria-espinosa's picture
Jul.13.2010
July 13, 2010 I've been a month now on the coast, a tiny village called Cuastecomate (never mind its website which boasts a mythical golf club).  I am so close to the ocean that the waves lap the steps of this house at high tide. We are at the mouth of a long, narrow bay with steep hills on either...