Archive for August, 2008

rootlessness

24Aug08

Today’s NYT article, “The American Wanderer, in All His Stripes,” about Obama’s “enigmatic air… fractured (personal) geography and family and wanderings,” and Americans’ equal fascination and repulsion with wanderers or drifters caught my attention for several reasons. Partially inspired by a father who roamed for much of his young adult life and lived to tell […]