Writer: Kenneth Todd Ruiz

Not Your Typical Hide and Seek

At its essence, geocaching is a global, high-tech scavenger hunt played daily by people around the world. A human network. Yet there is no group to join, and no membership fees to pay.

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Ashamed to Be Among Us

Driving aimlessly through his West Hollywood neighborhood, a lonely 22-year-old notices an attractive teen-age boy on the sidewalk thumbing for a ride.

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Pillars of Faith

They came from Pakistan and India. The Arab states of the Persian Gulf. From Morocco, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine. Some from the north and east of Africa. Like most every American, they followed the same brave impulse to uproot and seek a better life in a distant place.

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From the Editor…

It’s my parents fault, really. Whether it was a week-long road trip through the desert, or a month in Europe, they recognized the importance of getting my brother and me out of our carefully drawn corner of suburbia. Upon them, I now place the blame for my unyielding need to travel.

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