They Walk Into the Place Where (a reflection on immigration)

They walk into the place carrying a bandana, carrying a balaclava, carrying a bordada made by abuela. They walk into the place that burns the soles of huaraches, the soles of tennis shoes into twisted rubber. They walk into the place carrying an extra tee shirt. An extra dress for a hija. They walk into [Read More…]

The New Face of Courage

Courage comes in many forms and it wears many faces. We often think of those who put themselves in harms’ way for the sake of others as being courageous. The firefighter who rushes into a burning building. The soldier who risks life and limb to save a buddy who’s been wounded. The mother who shields [Read More…]