American Dream

Good Old Days

by Maria Ruiz

Every week I receive another email from a friend about the ‘Good Old Days.' Another photo album showing happy families standing in front of a sod home or eating A&W Root Beer Floats in front of a 1950 Chevy Convertible and Norman Rockwell Paintings summed up life.

Russian Legacy

by Kristalyn Patzkowski

As both a writer and an artist, I am required to observe and examine situations from different points of views. In fact, I often find myself criticizing my own life. At first glance, it seems idealistic.