Big City Spring

Spring in Brooklyn!

I’ve gone away for most of April, dividing the time between New York and Mexico City. In both places I’m participating in conferences, but I’ve left enough time for fun to feel like some of it is vacation too. I’m lucky that my current income from Shaping SF and USF […]

Dislocations Near and Far

Moto-trikes at sunset after big tropical downpour, Teabo, Yucatan, Mexico.

Sitting in Mérida, Yucatan, munching on the irresistible marzipan candies that are available everywhere here. Came down for a family wedding, and stayed to join a community delegation to support the Luis Gongora Pat family in their efforts to generate local awareness about […]

Summer in Mexico City!

Many mornings I left from the hotel and walked across Paseo de la Reforma just after dawn…

Sitting in the airport getting ready to leave Mexico City after seven weeks here. What a great time! I came to take a Spanish class at the UNAM, actually in the Centro de Enseñanza Para Extranjeros […]