My Mercury and the Swami

I was about 20 years old that February day when I drove out the gate of Fort Knox and headed across the belly of the country for Reno, Nevada. A storm was coming. The day before, I had purchased a Mercury coup for the trip from a used car salesman on the dingy, leftover side […]

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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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