Ella always wanted to visit Peru. So, she made it happen, and it was magical.
This is the truth: parallel worlds really do exist in America, and when each collide with the other they do just that – collide. For those of us who straddle these two worlds, we battle a constant identity crisis, because there’s no longer a common language or vision of what America can and should be.
I’m not attacking you. I’m just being honest. I’m just telling you what my life has been like. I’m just asking you to listen, and imploring you to act. Begging you to feel as uncomfortable and outraged as I have my entire life.
"Can I have a mid-life crisis at 26?" I ask myself; standing opposite my reflection. The usually warm glow from my vanity now feels like harsh a spotlight.
If that mom in front of you with a screaming baby isn't freaking out, you shouldn't either. And also, don't be that guy. You know, the Giants' fan.
Expatriates the world over are often seen as existing in cosseted bubbles – but the reality is complicated