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March 10, 2008



What a moving post, Caro. You would think that this kind of thing would happen in Boston, but not frequently enough for my likes. Except for the occasional Cornel West or Skip Gates sighting.

And whenever I go anywhere nowadays, even to my native L.A., I feel increasingly like a tourist, which cuts away at that feeling of strangeness of running into familiar figures in unfamiliar settings.

But then again, being an L.A. native leaves one suffused with the sense of being a permanent tourist in a city largely inhabited by tourists and passers by.

I need to land myself in better circles sometimes.


Thanks, Richard. Not often I get to try "meditative."

Just goes to show, Boston is not part of civilization, jajaja.

But LA is another matter, and it's another place that has to, is
starting to, get over its own inferiority complex. There's way more interesting stuff happening there culturally, esp. on the Brown spectrum, than in SF. Chin up!


Boston's been a little like Siberia as of late, except that the Boston's version of labor camps are institutions of the educational-industrial complex. hehe.

L.A.'s been hopping lately. Many a time it's easy to wonder why I came out here in the first place. There's something of a Chican@ reniassance afoot. Can't wait to visit later this summer!


Muy interesante el blog de Frank Báez. También me gusto mucho otra crónica suya sobre el Conde: La mujer que tenía el pié en la frente.

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