I was traveling in Honduras, Guatemala, and Chiapas, Mexico, finding individuals who were making a living in entreprenuering ways. Much of this was done outside of the official economy, and it was everywhere, yet this was a “business culture” not unlike the one we have in the United States. What set the two places apartContinue reading “On The Politics of Small Business”
This is a short reflection I have been straining to do for the past four months on “Our Three Heroes” and communal healing, coping, and moving forward as an individual. its a humble, yet selfish act, in trying to make sense of this situation. Being selfish, however, is a step toward mending, and I have felt broken these past few months. I realize this acutely as I write this and explore why I felt the way I had over the past few months since my last post.
The following is a letter I wrote back in August 2011. Some background: It was one of those late night rants. I never published it, but in honesty as I head out to precinct walk in Las Vegas, Nevada with fellow South Asians for President Obama, it was fitting I take it from the oldContinue reading “Dear Mr. President- Voting for you, again, is hard.”
Tract housing is like boring factory specialized machine work, where the only thing that changes is the color and possibly the make up of the folks living inside it. Blah. But you havent seen an Eichler neighborhood because it is what I would term as the California Modern Atomic Ranch homes. I think about theseContinue reading “California Modern Atomic Ranch Homes- Orange County’s Architectural Eichler Beauty”