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Taxi, 1-27-13

When I asked him how he was riding out the great recession, he said it all unraveled after the black horse. I was riding in his taxi in Tucson, heading west. Let me make this clear: the points of the … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Sieff

Your recent article in The Washington Post about the Mexican marathon runner Germán Silva was very interesting. The mind and body of runners, especially long-distance runners, always baffles me, a non-runner.  I am equally baffled by your fear of rural Mexico. I … Continue reading

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House, July 23, 2021

This morning while walking the dogs along Arroyo Aduana we came upon this assortment of materials resembling a house. My first thought was that someone had found a perfectly useful but abandoned door and decided it wanted a home of … Continue reading

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Madam Secretary Bluebird

“The ideas of economists and philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else.” John Maynard Keynes In 2014 Nick Lemann contacted me … Continue reading

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