Postcards from America: The New York Times asks four writers to report on their local economies. I was particularly struck by the Iowa story, which, after seeing Food, Inc. recently, really resonated with me.
rambling on about nothing in particular, yet enlightening you nonetheless
We have multiple lives and inhabit them simultaneously. We cannot count the identities we enter and shed, apartments and villas rented and abandoned, whole houses with clothes left on hangers in closets...the records of where we docked, spent an afternoon or a decade. -Kate Braverman