My Mercury and the Swami

I was about 20 years old that February when I drove out the gate of Fort Knox, Kentucky, heading for Reno, Nevada. I had just purchased a Mercury coup for the trip from a used car salesman on the dingy, left over side of Louisville. He opened the hood, pointed to the straight six, and […]

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A Lesson In Immigration

A lesson in immigration Immediately after WWII, the Allies required that all ethnic groups return to their homelands. Germans to Germany, Croats to Croatia, Balkans to the Baltic region. Russians, importantly, returned to Russia. A diaspora in the many millions taking to the road with carts and duffle bags over their shoulders, hauling their children, […]

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