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The West is Best

OK, that might be a rather opinionated headline. But after 18 years as a nonnative transplant to the West, I am fine courting controversy and risking argument in order to state what I truly believe, that life in the West has a special timbre and tenue to it, a chromacity hard to explain to those who haven’t watched the sun draw down on the Pacific or seen the desert glow like glass being fired. I am not of this place, the West, but I occupy it now as fully as it occupies me.… Read more The West is Best

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