Multiplicity

Above: M.C. Escher – Relativity Whenever I come to the Dominican Republic I always have such mixed feelings. On the one hand it is so familiar. I lived here 8 years, long enough to learn the language, the culture; long enough to move among the locals without feeling like a tourist. There…

History in the Making

So today is probably one of the most important historic moments of my lifetime — the 2008 presidential election where (I hope) the first African-American president will be elected. It is surreal being an ex-pat during this whole experience. It’s like I see my country both as my own and as a…