Upside Down Notebook

Putting the street into the notebook. By Ben Dangl

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Entries from January 2009

The Dragons of Asuncion, Paraguay

April 29th, 2009 · No Comments

[Photo: Dawn in the Paraguayan countryside.]
When the sun bakes the Asuncion streets, shadows become part of a necessary equation, a currency, a way to get from one side of town to the other.
At the soccer game last night, the beer was ice cold, the lomitos fresh, the bird under the lights confused.
A friend [...]

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New Website: Collection of Articles

April 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Please take a look at my new website which has a collection of most of the articles I’ve written in recent years, all organized by topic and theme. I felt like it would be a good idea to start this up as sometimes old articles get lost, or the websites that published them disappear, the [...]

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Argentina: Boomerangs in Time

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

[Graffiti in Mendoza]
The heavy air of Buenos Aires is antique and electric. The history of this country is calloused from being run over and reconsidered so many times by the memories of millions.
In Mendoza, Argentina, the exhaust is eaten up by the city’s many trees. Here, conversations, steak and wine remind me that political [...]

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