Category: Walking Blog

Mile 1.9 Three Minutes in Amerika by EL

For three minutes at the border Families were allowed to unite children crying expectations higher than christmas alarms screaming the opening arms stretching the 500 mile drive to hug a loved one North and South divided by paper reaching each other for 90 seconds…

MIle 1.5 Election Day

This is the first election in my lifetime that presents a clear choice between good and evil. We are basically voting for Voldemort or Harry Potter here. I understand that these sort of binaries are usually the result of political laziness on the part…

Mile 1.1 Caravan Coming

So, a couple of thousand people are heading North looking for a better life. One that does not include drug gangs raping their daughters, shooting their husbands, murdering entire families while the local authorities turn a blind eye out of fear of being attacked…

MIle .7 Why the Southern Border Wall is Racist Nonsense

I do not intend for this site to be a space for debate–I am not interested in trying to explain to anyone why they should not be afraid of people that are a bit different from them! With that said, I feel that it…

Mile .1 The First Petal Falls

Today is my birthday. It is also German Reunification Day–the day they began tearing down the Berlin wall. This was a time in which Americans celebrated the tearing down of walls and nothing was considered less American than trying to build one. My sister…