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The Visitor

August 25, 2014

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From The Write Place at the Right Time, Summer 2014 Although individual southeastern Wyoming farmers had milk cows and sold fresh milk to our neighbor Schafer’s dairy, and others raised a few steers to butcher for beef, the area wasn’t suited for cattle grazing. Some of the dry land farmers kept horses to plow their […]

Criminals All

August 22, 2014

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Last May in Oaxaca, one of Mexico’s poorest states, members of the national teachers’ union began a strike for higher salaries, which led to an encampment in the city’s central square. The Mexican government initiated a repression of the teachers’ struggle, which then expanded into a large coalition of more than 900 groups and organizations […]

Meal Stop on the Way Through Baja

August 6, 2014

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      The restaurant is a roadside palapa with three or four small metal tables set at angles away from the patio where the owner’s wife does the cooking. Seated one has a view of the highway, a two-lane asphalt strip stretching along the desert towards the grim, gray mountains one has just crossed. […]