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Easter Egg Hunt

From atop the Dunes Bird Observation Platform, anyone visiting today had a pleasant bird’s eye view of a beautiful early spring dune landscape.  Off in the distance daffodils are flowering in front yards and children are exhibiting a high addiction to a plastic colored egg.   311 more words

Indiana Dunes State Park


The STAR project ethnographically studies movement and mobility as sociolinguistic phenomena and investigates the impact of actual and aspired migration on sociolinguistic life both where these flows originate in the South (Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde) and where they find their (temporary) destinations in the North (Luxembourg).


Getting There is Challenge Enough

This article, first in a series from Mental_Floss, examines the realistic challenges of getting people to, and settling on Mars from an engineer’s perspective. 10 more words


A Tragic Tale of (Im)Migration

This NYT article about a twelve year old  (im)migrant’s journey that ended in a supposed suicide left me saddened.

This is the comment I wrote on the… 232 more words

Dead in Juárez: Noemí tried to migrate twice and her last attempt left her dead (Lineida Castillo, EL COMERCIO, Quito, Ecuador)

This article was first published in El Comercio of Quito, Ecuador. It has been translated by Debbie Nathan. The article has been translated without El Comercio’s permission, but has been published with Debbie Nathan’s permission. 1,246 more words


Making a Living in an Eastern African City

Here, to waken this dormant blog, some thoughts about


from June 2013.

Nobody said that for the average individual it was easy to make a living in an African city. 1,160 more words


How Qatar can save itself from the World Cup

Qatar World Cup expected to take more lives than 9/11’ (Deadspin); ‘Qatar’s foreign domestic workers subjected to slave-like conditions’ ( 1,549 more words