Sensibilities

Culture

Echoes Of A Dark Past

For a long time now I have been living with feelings of alienation from the culture of my youth, as well as the pain that comes with the feelings of non-belonging. I was a product of a mixed marriage, a … Continued

New Citizenship and Identity Politics

Today I filled out my first application for an American passport and mailed it out. As I dropped the envelope in the mail box, I felt the significance of that moment. Symbolically, the envelope represented a tangible break with the … Continued

A Star Falls in New Mexico

It’s a shame Gov. Bill Richardson withdrew his name from nomination for Commerce Secretary. While it may not have been the coveted Secretary of State spot, it would have put him in Washington with Obama, where he belonged. And it’s … Continued