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the remix: spring

the remix is our seasonal recording of Cali culture What’s Inside? Following the Steps of Cesar Chavez Mission Walking A Look Ahead Following the Steps of Cesar Chavez Coachella Stories about the steps of Cesar Chavez seep through conversations all over rural California. “Cesar Chavez went to church here. He celebrated here and brought the […]

until one is committed

Printed on a folded sheet of line-less paper, tucked in various scribbled-in notebooks with aimless musings over the years, these words carried me through every commitment thus far, and reminded me why some things did not work out. — Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all […]

the price of gasoline

Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami Quotes — “I opened the diary first. It was written in her usual handwriting. Nothing leaped out at me. It was just information about where they went. Who they saw. Names of hotels. The price of gasoline. Dinner menus. Brands of wine and what they had tasted. Basically just a […]

Understanding in the ‘FootNote’

excerpt from ‘Footnote‘ by Carmit Delman ” It was lonely. It was purely intimate. No one could know what a momentous thing she had realized recently. In clinging to her new understanding, she left the office at 5 p.m. sharp, spent more time alone. She had to wrap her arms around herself tightly, closing everything […]

30 días de palabras: día 27

Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue. bell hooks Very popular site to get quotes after quotes after quotes; bell hooks on Good Reads http://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/270045-all-about-love-new-visions-bell-hooks-love-trilogy

Obsession with Language

excerpt from Four Portraits of Fire Lorna Dee Cervantes “I am away from the knowledge of animal mystics, brujas and sorcerers or the nudging chants of a Tlingit Kachina. I am frightened by regions with wills of their own,” Lorna Dee Cervantes is a Chicana literature poet. Source http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/lorna-dee-cervantes