Pledge of Allegiance Dilemma

Being outside of my birth-country for so long has raised a difficult question. I can’t escape a sense of responsibility to things I left behind, be it family or larger communities. Outside the States, there are always new experiences, new challenges, and new people. But there isn’t a sense of permanent contribution – I underestimated […]

Coordinates and Character

Places I’ve Lived Ranked by How Much of My Stuff is (Still) There: Georgia, 2 boxes + tuxedoBuenos Aires, 1 small suitcase + bookbagArequipa, 1 large suitcase Mendoza, 4 books + 1 pair of sweatpants, Arizona, one book somewhereTexas, small buried treasure I’ve moved pretty often since turning eighteen. I’m on the higher end for […]