Tag Archives: Mexico

Why it’s so Good: Inspiring Design, Inspiring Writing

By Elizabeth McNamara People may believe that writing about home and home decorating mostly consists of “how-to” sections and ideas for the home. Home sections of magazines also has a great deal of design. Architectural Digest is more than a … Continue reading

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Why is this so Good, A Look Into Paul Theroux’s “The Country Just Over the Fence”

By Casey Pechan Beginning with the description of a simple painted sign, “to Mexico,” Theroux takes the reader on a cross-cultural excursion which is a mere fence away from Arizona.  “The Country Just Over the Fence,” begins at its natural beginning, the border. … Continue reading

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Know your Passion, Challenge Preconceptions, Write, Write, Write, and Talk to People.

Ruxandra Guidi Border Reporter, KPBS Public Radio & Fronteras RuxandraGuidi (twitter) Ruxandra Guidi is a Fronteras reporter for KPBS in San Diego. She covers the United States-Mexico border, immigration issues, and culture. Her previous work includes reporting and production for … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Beat Blog on Mexican Immigration

When I was in the eighth grade, my Dad packed us up and we moved from our safe little home in the sticks of northeastern Montana to the far end of nowhere Alaska. Bethel, Alaska, located approximately 400 miles due … Continue reading

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