Literature without a clear purpose often disappoints me. Despite an author’s extraordinary storytelling ability, for me, dark novels void of even a quasi-hero are less than satisfactory reading, I cannot seem to shake the feeling that I am somehow missing the point and maybe I am.
The DACA Dreamers The temporary executive order dubbed “DACA” — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals —has resulted in another buzzword for the constantly changing immigration landscape: “The Dreamers.” It signifies non-U.S. citizens who arrived in the United States as children of undocumented immigrants and who are, therefore, technically, themselves “illegal immigrants,” even though they played no conscious role in coming to the U.S. Unlike so called “anchor babies,” born in the United States with the benefit of full citizenship, dreamers do not gain automatic citizenship. Read More
We live with a certain expectation about the possibility of burying a spouse and even more certainty about out living our parents, however, most of us do not even entertain the idea of outliving one of our children.